Holiday Cream Cheese Cake Recipe

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HOLIDAY CREAM CHEESE CAKE

Lori-Jo Wahl

By
@coolnana

I call this "Holiday" because it is colorful when sliced.

My mom gave me this recipe many years ago.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
4
eggs
2 1/4 c
cake flour, sifted
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
8 oz
jar of red marachino cherries, snipped in pieces
8 oz
jar of green marachino cherries, snipped in pieces
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped

GLAZE -

1 1/2 c
confectioners sugar
2 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven: 325 degrees...Grease tube pan; set aside.
2
In large bowl: cream together cream cheese, butter, sugar & vanilla. Add eggs; 1 at a time.

Gradually add 2 cups of flour & baking powder.
3
In smaller bowl: add the remaining 1/4 cup flour, red & green cherries, & nuts; mix together till coated with the flour.

Add this mixture to the creamed mixture until well combined.
4
Pour in the prepared pan & bake for 1 hour 20 minutes.

Cool about 5 minutes & remove from pan.
5
GLAZE -

Mix together the confectioners sugar & milk; drizzle over cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast, Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #gifts, #Brunch, #Pound Cake