Maraschino Cherry Cake with Fluffy Cherry Frosting

Maraschino Cherry Cake with Fluffy Cherry Frosting - It was the cake that I imagined princesses ate.

When I was a girl, I dreamed of this kind of cake, all pink and soft with fluffy pink cloud frosting. It was the cake that I imagined princesses ate. I had forgotten about those dreams until I ran across the recipe for Maraschino Cherry Cake in The American Century Cookbook (The Most Popular Recipes of the 20th Century) by Jean Anderson.

Maraschino Cherry Cake with Fluffy Cherry Frosting

Maraschino Cherry Cake with Fluffy Cherry Frosting

When I was a girl, I dreamed of this kind of cake, all pink and soft with fluffy pink cloud frosting. It was the cake that I imagined princesses ate.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sifted cake flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts
  • 16 maraschino cherries, cut into eighths
  • 5 egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • Pink Cherry Maraschino 7-Minute Frosting
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
  • 3 egg whites, stiffly beaten
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For instructions please visit:FoodforaHungrySoul.blogspot.com

 

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