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very cherry cake

a recipe by
Rose M. Helle
The Villages, FL

I believe this to be a recipe put together by Heloise, the newspaper columnist. One of the many, many recipes I am always cutting out of papers and magazines and never get around to making - until now. The cherries and nuts sounded too good to NOT make !

serves 10-12
prep time 35 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For very cherry cake

  • 2 stick
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 3 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 c
    chopped marachino cherries
  • 1-1/2 c
    chopped nuts (i used pecans)
  • 2 c
    sour cream

How To Make very cherry cake

  • 1
    Cream together the 2 sticks of butter and the sugar. Add the beaten eggs and mix thoroughly.
  • 2
    Mix together the extracts and the sour cream. Add to the butter mixture.
  • 3
    Then add in the flour, baking soda and salt. Mix to blend. Stir in the chopped maraschino cherries and the nuts.
  • 4
    Bake in a greased and floured tube pan at 325 degrees for about 1 to 1-1/2 hours.

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