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Old Fashion Refrigerator Cherry Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashion Refrigerator Cherry Cake, by , is from The McGuffin Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mercedes McGuffin
Added: Friday, March 9, 2007


1 1/4 C sugar
3/4 C crisco

3 eggs - beaten
2 1/4 C flour
1 t nutmeg
1 1/4 t cloves
1/2 t cinnamon
2 1/4 t soda
5 T milk

1 C tart red pie cherries

Frosting: Mock whipped cream
1/4 C margarine or oleo
1 C sugar
1/2 C crisco
1 t vanilla
3/4 C pet milk

Cream sugar and crisco. Add eggs, flour, spices, soda and 5 T milk. Beat well.

Measure 1 C of cherries and pour juice in with cherries to measure 1 C. Save remaining cherry juice.

Pour the cherry juice into batter and mix. Fold in cherries.

Pour batter into 2 9" greased and floured cake pans. Bake at 350 for apx 25 minutes or till tooth pick comes out clean.

Cool cake completely on wire rack.

Cream together - margarine, sugar, crisco and vanilla. Heat pet milk just to boiling point - DO NOT BOIL. Turn mixer on high and add milk very slowly in a very thin stream until thick and creamy.

Frost cake and refrigerate for at least 4 hours prior to serving or overnight. Keep left over in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 9" double layer cake
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
4 hours or overnight




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