"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance."--Benjamin Franklin

Maraschino Cherry Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Maraschino Cherry Cake, by , is from The Hanson Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Hanson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Sift together:
2 1/4 C. flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/3 c. sugar

Add:
1/2 c. shortening
1/4 c. maraschino cherry juice
16 maraschino cherries, chopped
1/2 c. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Beat vigorously for 2 minutes. Add 4 unbeaten egg whites. Beat 2 more minutes. Fold in 1/2 c chopped walnuts.

Pour into 2 round 8" cake pans, floured & greased. Bake at 350 for 30-35 min. frost & decorate with maraschino cherry halves.

Cherry Frosting:
Blend 2 1/2 c. powdered sugar, 1/4 c. butter or 3 oz. cream cheese, 1 Tbsp. cherry juice, 1 Tbsp. chopped maraschino cherries

Fluffy White Frosting:
Combine: 1 c. granulated sugar, 1/3 c. water, 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar, and a dash of salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Very slowly add sugar syrup to 2 beaten egg whites in mixing bowl, beating constantly with electric mixer until stiff peaks form, about 7 min. Beat in 1 tsp. vanilla. Makes enough frosting for 2 layer cake or Bundt cake.

Note* If you use the fluffy white frosting recipe, you'll need to store the cake in the refrigerator.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I'm not sure which frosting recipe Mom used. I have her original recipe, and the Cherry frosting was added later, so I'm guessing that's the one she used, although I'm not sure. I guess you can try them both & see! --Diane

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

39W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!