Maraschino Cherry Pound Cake13 Reviews
“A wonderful pound cake full of maraschino cherries and a creamy cherry and cream cheese icing.” - by Debbie Crawford
Original recipe yields 1 tube cake
- In a large bowl, cream the shortening and the white sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time to the creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. Add the flavoring.
- In another bowl, combine flour and baking powder together. Add these dry ingredients alternating with the milk to the creamed mixture. Stir 3/4 cup chopped cherries into the batter.
- Pour batter into a greased tube pan, and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 1/2 hours.
- To Make the Frosting: Cream together the cream cheese and the butter in a small mixing bowl. Gradually add the confectioners' sugar. Stir in the 1/4 cup cherries and coconut. Frost cake when cool.
Amount Per Serving (14 total)
- 672 cal
- 30.9 g
- 94 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (13)Rate This Recipe
"I made this yesterday for my husband's birthday and he loved it. Even though I cheated and used a pound cake mix, I still used this frosting recipe, cutting the sugar down to 1 1/2 cups. The frostin..." See moreg was wonderful and would be great on any type of cake."
"This is a moist and delicious cake. The recipe makes a big cake. If you love cherries you will love this cake...." See more"
"This cake turned out excellent, moist, dense and yes it was a large cake so I took some to work and everyone loved it. I used Watkins doublem strength vanilla for the flavoring. Oh, and to the member ..." See morewho said it tasted like shortening and flour.... honey use butter flavored shortening, anyone who bakes much knows that!"
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