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Maraschino Cherry Cake


  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle maraschino cherries, cut up, with juice
  • Milk
  • 3 1/4 cups flour, divided
  • 1/4 pound walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Pour cherry juice into cup and fill with milk to measure 1 cup.
  3. Sift 1/4 cup flour over cherries and nuts.
  4. Cream butter and sugar well, adding yolks one at a time, beating well.
  5. Add cherries and nuts.
  6. Sift baking powder, baking soda and 3 cups flour and add alternately with liquid to butter mixture.
  7. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  8. Bake in greased and floured 9-inch fluted tube form for one hour.

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