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Classic Refrigerator Cherry Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mercedes McGuffin
Added: Thursday, March 8, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 1/4 C sugar
3/4 C crisco
3 Eggs
2 1/4 cake flour
1 t nutmeg
1 1/4 t ground cloves
1/2 t cinnamon
2 1/4 t baking soda
5 T milk
1 C tart red pie cherries including 1 C of juice (save extra)

Frosting:
1/4 C oleo or margerine
1 C sugar
1/2 C crisco
1 t vanilla
3/4 C pet milk

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and crisco in large mixing bowl.

Add eggs, flour, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, baking soda, milk - beat together.

Pour in juice and mix, then add cherries.

Bake in 2 9" greased and floured cake pans at 350 for 25minutes or till toothpick comes out clean.

Cool completely before frosting.

Frosting:
Cream oleo/margerine, sugar, crisco, vanilla.

Heat pet milk to boiling point but DO NOT BOIL

Mixer on high - add pet milk in a very thin stream.

Frost cake and place in refrigerator for 4 hours prior to serving OR overnight.

Note: Do NOT double batch - it will not work

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 9" double layer cake
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
4 hours or overnight
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mock butter cream frosting is TRICKY!!!

 

 

 

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