DIY Make Delicious Cherry Nut Cake

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Cherry Nut Cake.

Cherry Nut Cake You can have Cherry Nut Cake using 13 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you make that.

Ingredients of Cherry Nut Cake

  1. It’s 1 box of white cake mix (yellow will work also).
  2. It’s 1 of small box instant vanilla pudding (I prefer French vanilla).
  3. It’s 1 of small jar Maraschino cherries drained, but save the juice (reserve 3 tablespoons juice for frosting).
  4. You need 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts or pecans.
  5. It’s 3 of eggs.
  6. It’s 1/3 cup of oil vegetable or canola.
  7. It’s 3/4 cup of water (up to 3/4 cup can be used, use your cherry juice minus 3 tablespoons, plus water to equal 1 cup).
  8. It’s of Cherry Buttercream icing (see last step of instructions if you want to use canned icing).
  9. You need 1 stick of room temperature butter or margarine.
  10. You need 3 tablespoon of Cherry juice.
  11. Prepare 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
  12. Prepare of Milk if needed.
  13. You need 4 cups of or more of Powdered sugar.

Cherry Nut Cake step by step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees farenheit.
  2. Chop 12 cherries into halves or thirds and put into mix last..
  3. Mix cake mix and pudding mix together..
  4. Set aside 3 tablespoons cherry juice for icing..
  5. Pour remaining cherry juice into a 1 cup measure and add water to equal one cup..
  6. To the dry mixture add the 1 cup of juice/water mixture, oil, eggs, beating about 2 minutes till well mixed then add 1/4 cup chopped nuts, chopped cherries and mix those in..
  7. Bake. Cupcakes take about 20 min, bundt 45-50 min, 9×13 pan 25-33 min. Use the cake mix instruction as a guide. Cake is done when toothpick inserted comes out clean..
  8. Cherry Buttercream icing, beat the butter, 3 tablespoons cherry juice and vanilla til well mixed. start adding powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, mixing well,If mixture is too thin add more powdered sugar. Too thick add a splash of milk. Use at least 3 cups powdered sugar. Frost cake while frosting is still soft then sprinkle with remaining nuts, cut additional cherries in half and decorate cake. I refrigerate the cake until the icing is dry, then it can sit out at room temperature..
  9. You can use canned cream cheese icing, whip the cherry juice into it and add powdered sugar until icing is stiff..

recipe by cindybear @cookpad