Friday, January 13, 2012

Cherry Chip Cake With Cherry Buttercream

Cherry Chip Cake With Cherry Buttercream
Once the kids see this cake it's as good as gone.

1jar of maraschino cherries-drain,reserve juice, chopped
1 white cake mix
3 egg whites
2 tsp.vegetable oil

Cherry buttercream:
1/2cup shortening
1 stick margarine softened
3 cups confectioners sugar
4tbl. reserved cherry juice

Instructions for buttercream:
Cream together the shortening and margarine, beat until light and fluffy.
Add cherry juice and beat until well blended. Add sugar 1 cup at a time, beating after each addition.
Spread on cooled cake.

For the cake:
In a bowl, add cake mix,eggs,oil. in a measuring cup add the remaining cherry juice, and fill with water to the 1-1/3cups mark, add to the bowl. beat for 2 minutes, add the chopped cherries. pour into greased cake pans. bake according to box directions.Cool. Frost.

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