Cherry Cake Dessert

Cherry Cake Dessert

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Diana Perry

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@Empebi

I just came across this recipe in my Grandmother's favorite cookbook. I think I remember having this cake, and wondered how she made it. I haven't tried this yet, but I wanted to put it in my file for the day I have time to try it.

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Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CAKE

  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    flour, sifted
  • 2 can(s)
    drained sour cherries
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • GLAZE:

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • ·
    cherry juice
  • ·
    few drops red food coloring, if desired
  • ·
    cool whip

How to Make Cherry Cake Dessert

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream sugar and butter. Add eggs. Sift flour, salt & soda; slowly add dry ingredients to creamed butter. Stir in pecans; fold in cherries.
  2. Bake in well greased 9X13" pan 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool.
  3. Glaze: Mix the drained cherry juice, sugar & cornstarch; heat over medium heat til thickened. (Adjust cornstarch to the amount of the liquid drained from the canned cherries.) Add butter, and food coloring; cool.
  4. Spread cool whip over top of cake; pour glaze over all. Refrigerate until ready to serve--at least 4 hours.

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About Cherry Cake Dessert

Course/Dish: Cakes Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom




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