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Cheery Cherry Cake

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

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

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

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Poke candles or lollipops through centers of candies into cake. The lollipops will look like blooming flowers!

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
66g
66%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
50g
50%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
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.

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