Cherry Layer Cake, vintage receipt

From Miss A Nichols Allegan, Mich

Cherry Layer Cake

2 cups of flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 tablespoon butter

pinch of salt

1 cup canned cherries without the juice [reserve juice for frosting]

2 eggs

2/3 cup water

Bake in layers

Icing: 1 cup sugar

1/2 cup water cup

1/2 cup cherry juice

boil until it strings and then stir until it grains fine

Put between the cakes.


I think I will try this recipe with mango instead of cherries. I’ll just frost it with a dusting of powdered sugar or whipped cream.


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