Cherry Layer Cake - Cherry Layer Cake with Cherry Cream Cheese Frosting. This remains one of my favorite layer cakes baked of all time.

Summary: Cherry Layer Cake with Cherry Cream Cheese Frosting. This remains one of my favorite layer cakes baked of all time.

Ingredients

    • For the Cake:
    • 3 cups sifted cake flour
    • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • ⅓ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
    • ⅓ cup vegetable shortening
    • 1½ cups sugar
    • ¼ cup maraschino cherry juice
    • ¾ cup whole milk
    • ¼ tsp almond extract
    • 16 maraschino cherries, cut into eighths
    • 5 egg whites, room temperature, stiffly beaten
    • For the Frosting:
    • 8 oz (1 block) cream cheese, room temperature
    • ¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • ¼ cup maraschino cherry juice
    • 6 cups confectionary sugar

For instructions please visit: Lauras Sweet Spot

 

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 35 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 12