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Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins
This was on the inside of the label of Kroger Red Cherries. They are the glazed cherries used for fruit cakes etc.
- Preheat oven to 300*. spray 10" tube pan or 2 loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray. Cream butter, sugar and extract until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each, gradually add flour, add fruit, and pour into prepared pans. Bake 2 hours and 20 minutes for tube pan or bake 1 hour and 30 minutes for loaf pans. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in middle of cake comes out clean. Cool in pan.
My neighbor brought me this cake as a gift. I could not stop eating it, it is DELICIOUS! She had poured some Amaretto over the top before wrapping it, enhanced the almond flavor. I immediately looked up the name and found this recipe so I can make more. My husband is upset that I'm eating the whole thing! So will bake him another one. My neighbor had made several of them and frozen them to use or gift when needed. I think I will do the same. Thank you for posting this recipe.
I've been searching for this recipe for a couple of years- THANK YOU for posting! I believe the recipe was called "bread" not "cake," I think because it's not quite as sweet or as soft/moist as one would consider cake. Nevertheless, my feedback: AWESOME! A little time-consuming but SO worth it, especially for special occasion or gift. NOTE: use salted (sweet) butter, or else add some salt. I substituted chopped maraschino cherries and some of the juice and Craisins cut in half- at the time I couldn't find the dried baking fruit in the store, so I improvised- and it was so yummy, I always make it that way! Slice, butter, and toast in toaster oven or under broiler for indulgent breakfast. Next time I'm going to try to make "biscotti" by making shallow loaves, slicing, and rebaking... we'll see how it turns out!