Kay's Cherry Walnut Cake

Kay's Cherry Walnut Cake Recipe

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Kay Tilley


As a little girl, I remember my Moma making this cake for the holidays, special occassions and sometimes on Sundays just because she loved us!

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1 box
white cake mix
1 can(s)
cream cheese frosting
1 jar(s)
marchino cherries, drained
1 pkg
walnuts for top, whole
1 pkg
walnut pieces in batter

How to Make Kay's Cherry Walnut Cake


  • 1Make up cake batter as directed on box mix.
  • 2After mixing with mixer, then you add hafe jar of drained cherries into batter, and then add Walnut pieces into the batter.
  • 3With a wooden spoon, gently fold into batter.
  • 4Pre-heat oven to 350. About 20 minutes before baking.
  • 5On this cake you can either make it in round pans or 13x9 in. pan. Pop into oven and bake till top is light b rown and a tooth pick or broom straw poked in, comes out clean.
  • 6Remove and allow to cool before adding frosting.
  • 7If it is a round cake, then you will want to frost the top pf the first round with frosying only! then lay second cake on top.
  • 8If it is a cake (13x9)pan, then frost the top.
    Lay cherries here and there on top of cake. And fill in the spaces in between with whole walnuts.
  • 9This makes a lovely cake and it is so yummy you will want more and more~

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About Kay's Cherry Walnut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Yummy, #pretty

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