Carol's Christmas Cherry Pound Cake

1
Carol Donald

By
@oldiesgal

My family love this cake and I usually have to hide this until Christmas. It is a moist pound cake. The butter shortening really adds flavour to this rich pound cake

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
16 - 20
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    2 sticks butter plus more for pan
  • 1/2 c
    butter shortening
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 5
    eggs
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour plus more for pan
  • 1/2 tsp
    fine salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 375 ml
    jar of maraschino cherries

How to Make Carol's Christmas Cherry Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    Cream butter and shortening together
    Add sugar a little at a time
    Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each one
    Add dry ingrediants alternately with milk
    Add the vanilla
    Cut the cherries in half and coat with flour then stir into the batter
    Cut a circle of parchment for the bottom of the pan.Grease and dust with flour the pan.
    Pour into a springform pan
    Bake for 1 to 1/2 hours until a toothpick inserted comes out clean

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About Carol's Christmas Cherry Pound Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: UK/Ireland




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