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Sour Cherry Cake
1 (16 ounce) can sour red cherries
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
4 rounded teaspoons sour cream
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs and mix well.
Add sour cream.
Sift flour, baking soda, cloves, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together.
Add sifted dry ingredients to shortening-sugar mixture and beat.
Drain juice from sour cherries. Mix cherries into batter only enough to slightly break up cherries.
Pour into 13 x 9-inch pan and bake at 375 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out clean.
Frost with your favorite chocolate icing.
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