Cherry Dessert Cake Squares Recipe

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Cherry Dessert Cake Squares

Beth Goike

By
@lilbeth

Get into cake baking and be amazed...


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Cook:

50 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 c chopped pecans
3/4 c sugar
2 tbsp cornstarch sweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream
1 c sugar
1 1/4 cups cake flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 (16-ounce can pitted tart cherries
1/2 tsp almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat eggs until thick and lemon colored. gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well. Add vanilla & blend well.
2
Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add to egg mixture and mix thoroughly. Stir in pecans. Pour 2/3 batter into a greased & floured 9-inch square baking pan,spreading evenly.
3
Drain cherries,reserving juice. Stir cherries into remaining batter. Pour batter evenly over the first layer.
4
Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 mins. Cool. Cut cake into 3-inch squares.
5
Add water to cherry juice to equal 1 cup, combine remaining sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan; stir well.Add cherry juice stirring well. Cook over low heat until clear and thickened. Stir in almond extract.
6
Serve squares with dollop of whipped cream or scoop of ice cream spoon cherry topping over each serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes