Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Cherry Cake

Cherry Cake

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From the kitchen of Roxanne

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
40 minutes
12-24 servings
Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks


1/3 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 can sour pitted cherries (drained but reserve juice for sauce recipe)
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
2 1/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Grease and flour a 13x9 baking dish.

  3. In bowl, cream shortening, eggs and sugar.

  4. Sift all dry ingredients together.

  5. Add to cream mixture alternately with milk.

  6. Blend just until well mixed.

  7. Add well drained cherries and nuts - FOLD them in.

  8. Pour into prepared baking dish.

  9. Bake 40 minutes or until done.

Note: also see Cherry Cake Sauce recipe.


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