Grandma Elsie's Maraschino Bundt® Cake

Grandma Elsie's Maraschino Bundt® Cake

A pretty Bundt® cake filled with maraschino cherries and walnuts. Makes a lovely addition to a Christmas brunch. Serve plain or drizzle with a little glaze made of powdered sugar and cherry juice and top with halved maraschino cherries.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a fluted tube pan (such as Bundt®).
  2. Step 2

    Cut each maraschino cherry into 8 pieces; set aside.
  3. Step 3

    Sift cake flour, baking powder, and salt into a bowl.
  4. Step 4

    Beat egg whites in a glass, metal, or ceramic bowl until foamy.
  5. Step 5

    Cream sugar and shortening together in a large bowl. Add dry ingredients; mix to combine. Blend in milk and cherry juice. Add egg whites and mix well. Fold in walnuts and cherries. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  6. Step 6

    Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 45 to 50 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Run a table knife around the edges to loosen. Invert carefully onto a serving plate or cooling rack. Let cool completely.