Kay's Cherry Walnut Cake

Kay's Cherry Walnut Cake

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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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20 Min
35 Min


  • 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


  1. Make up cake batter as directed on box mix.
  2. After mixing with mixer, then you add hafe jar of drained cherries into batter, and then add Walnut pieces into the batter.
  3. With a wooden spoon, gently fold into batter.
  4. Pre-heat oven to 350. About 20 minutes before baking.
  5. On 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.
  6. Remove and allow to cool before adding frosting.
  7. If 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.
  8. If 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.
  9. This 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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