How to make it

  • In large bowl, with electric mixer, beat butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla on low speed until blended, then on high speed 5 minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients alternately with sweetened condensed milk to creamed mixture, mixing lightly after each addition.
  • Fold in cherries. Turn batter into greased and floured mini loaf pans.
  • Bake at 350°F 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pans 5 minutes; invert cakes onto rack and let cool completely.
  • Dust with powdered sugar just before serving.
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  • Notes, Tips & Suggestions
  • Note: This recipe may also be prepared in a 10-inch Bundt pan. Use only 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk. Increase baking time to 55 minutes plus 15 to 20 minutes covered loosely with foil, shiny side out. Cake may be dusted with powdered sugar prior to serving or frosted.
  • In medium saucepan, combine remaining sweetened condensed milk with 2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate. Cook and stir over low heat until chocolate melts and mixture thickens. Stir in 1/3 cup cherry juice and spoon over cake.

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    " It was excellent "
    ambus ate it and said...
    This sounds perfect.Fantastic post,Peeta!
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    " It was excellent "
    buttercup21 ate it and said...
    Boomarked this recipe sounds good. Might even add chocolate chips or nuts. Thanks, 5 forks to you.
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    " It was excellent "
    mrsc543 ate it and said...
    I was thinking, as was maureenlaw, that these mini loaves would make great holiday gifts, especially this year when money is tight. Five forks to you!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Wow, wonderful recipe, only thing different I would do is use almond extract. Another 5 forks coming your way, thank you so much for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    maureenlaw ate it and said...
    Love anything cherry! These would be great as little home-baked gifts. Thanks and 5 forks.
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    " It was excellent "
    sandygalesmith ate it and said...
    I know that I got to make this.Thank you.
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