Amazing Cherry Pound Cake

Amazing Cherry Pound Cake – This easy to make maraschino cherry cake is is gorgeous and so delicious!  This cherry pound cake is made completely from scratch and packed with tons of buttery cherry flavor!  The best cherry cake you’ll ever make!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings12
Calories110 kcal
Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE:

  • 3 Sticks Butter Softened
  • 3 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 5 Large Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Almond Extract
  • 3 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Cups Maraschino Cherries Sliced

FOR THE GLAZE:

  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Maraschino Cherry Juic

Instructions

FOR THE CAKE:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 12 cup bundt pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl with hand mixer or bowl of stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until pale yellow and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Mix in the vanilla and almond extract.
  3. In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix just until combined. Mix in the sour cream.
  4. Fold in the Cherries. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.

FOR THE GLAZE:

  1. In a small bowl whisk together the powdered sugar and the cherry juice. Drizzle over the cooled cake.
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