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Maraschino Cherry Pound Cake


Ingredients

1 ½ cups shortening

1 ½ cups shortening

6 eggs

6 eggs

½ teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon baking powder

1 tablespoon butternut flavored extract

1 tablespoon butternut flavored extract

3 cups white sugar

3 cups white sugar

3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

¾ cup milk

¾ cup milk

¾ cup maraschino cherries, chopped

¾ cup maraschino cherries, chopped

3 ounces cream cheese

3 ounces cream cheese

¼ cup butter, softened

¼ cup butter, softened

2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar

2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar

¼ cup maraschino cherries, chopped

¼ cup maraschino cherries, chopped

½ cup flaked coconut (Optional)

½ cup flaked coconut (Optional)

Directions

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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