How to make it

  • Grease and flour 12-cup (3L) bundt or tube pan.
  • Set aside.
  • In large bowl, beat together sugar, butter, eggs and almond extract at low speed until blended.
  • Beat at high speed for about 5 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  • Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with evaporated milk, making three additions of dry mixture and two of evaporated milk.
  • Fold in cherries.
  • Turn batter into prepared pan. Bake in 350F (180C) oven for 55 minutes.
  • Cover loosely with foil and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes (if you can wait that long) Remove from pan, let cool completely.
  • Dust with icing sugar.
  • Makes 16 slices.
  • Note: It can be baked in two(2) 9 x 5 loaf pans.

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    " It was excellent "
    bakermel ate it and said...
    Sounds really delicious! My hubby LOVES maraschino cherries and I do too! :)
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  • pipit13 10 years ago
    This sounds like a great Christmas Cake along with a few others.
    Cherries and me just go together always. LOL
    It really is pretty, and looks easy as well.
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  • lor 10 years ago
    This is a lovely pound cake and I hope you try it. As for Organicmama... you're looking mighty fine these days. What happened to the other you???
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    " It was excellent "
    organicmama ate it and said...
    Oh hon, it looks almost as good as me. Thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Love this, great post.
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