Maraschino Party Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar.
  • Add egg whites and cherry juice.
  • Mix well.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add to the creamed mixture alternately with the milk.
  • Stir in cherries and nuts.
  • Place the batter in two greased and floured 9" round baking pans.
  • Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For frosting, combine the sugar, egg whites, water, corn syrup and cream of tartar in heavy saucepan over low heat or double boiler over simmering water.
  • With a portable mixer, beat on low speed for 1 minute.
  • Continue beating on low over low heat until frosting reaches 160 F, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Pour into mixing bowl.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Beat on high until stiff peaks form, about 7 minutes.
  • Spread between the layers and over top and sides of cake.
  • Garnish with cherries if desired.
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