Cheery Cherry Cake

Cheery Cherry Cake

Celebrating is easy with a one-layer cake that goes together in a snap!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2/3
cup sugar
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup shortening
1/4
cup milk
2
tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
2
egg whites
8
maraschino cherries, cut into eighths
1
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cherry or vanilla frosting (from 16-oz container)
Gummy rings candy, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and side of 8- or 9-inch round cake pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  2. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt until combined. Add shortening, milk and cherry juice. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Add egg whites. Beat 2 minutes. Fold in cherries; pour into pan.
  3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Spread with frosting. Decorate with candies.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Poke candles or lollipops through centers of candies into cake. The lollipops will look like blooming flowers!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 480
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 360mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 66g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 50g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.