Prep Time xv minutes
Servings 12 people
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 3/4 loving cup salted butter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 3/4 loving cup sour cream
- 1 egg
- 4 egg whites
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 loving cup milk
- 1/2 loving cup maraschino cherry juice
- 3/4 loving cup chopped maraschino cherries
- 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
- 1 1/2 cups shortening
- 12 cups powdered sugar
- 5-6 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
- Additional maraschino cherries alongside stems for decorating
- This homemade Vintage Cherry Chip Layer Cake made from scratch is bursting alongside sugariness cherry flavour too tinted the perfect shade of pinkish from goose egg other than the maraschino cherry juice from the jar! Chopped upwards maraschino cherries are folded into the batter to brand certain the cherry flavour actually comes through inwards this super fun, moist Cherry Chip Layer Cake that is perfect for almost whatsoever celebration, including birthday parties, Valentine's Day or Easter!
- Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare iii 8-inch circular cake pans past times lining the bottoms alongside circles of parchment newspaper too spraying the sides alongside cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, cream the butter too saccharide too trounce on medium speed until lite too fluffy, close 4-5 minutes. Add the vanilla too sour cream too mix good to combine.
- Add the egg too egg whites inwards 2 batches, scraping the sides of the bowl too mixing good betwixt each addition.
- In a carve upwards bowl, combine the flour too baking powder. Add the dry out ingredients alternately alongside the maraschino cherry juice too milk, starting alongside 1/3 of the dry out ingredients, hence adding one-half of the juice too milk, hence repeating alongside roughly other 1/3 of the dry out ingredients, followed past times the remaining juice too milk, too ending alongside the in conclusion 1/3 of the dry out ingredients. Be certain to scrape the bowl betwixt additions, too alone mix only until everything is combined without overmixing.
- Stir inwards the chopped maraschino cherries.
- Divide the batter evenly betwixt the prepared cake pans, hence bake for 24 to 26 minutes or until a cake tester inserted inwards the pump of the cakes comes out alongside alone a few crumbs.
- Cool completely on a wire rack.
- In a large bowl, combine the butter too shortening too trounce on medium speed until smooth.
- Add four cups of the powdered saccharide too trounce good until smooth. Add 3 tablespoons of the maraschino cherry juice too trounce i time to a greater extent than to completely incorporate.
- Repeat alongside roughly other four cups of the powdered sugar, followed past times 2 tablespoons of maraschino cherry juice, mixing good betwixt additions.
- Add remaining four cups of powdered saccharide too mix until smooth, adding an additional tablespoon of cherry juice, if necessary, to brand a thick frosting that is only slightly gummy to the touch.
- Level each cooled cake circular past times slicing off whatsoever domed tops.
- Place the bottom layer of cake on a cake plate too carefully spread 1 1/2 cups of the frosting over it inwards an fifty-fifty layer. Repeat alongside the 2nd layer of cake too roughly other 1 1/2 cups of frosting.
- Top alongside the remaining cake layer too frost the operate past times too sides of the cake alongside most of the remaining frosting, reserving close 1 loving cup for pipe onto the operate past times of the cake. Decorate alongside extra maraschino cherries alongside stems, hence spell too serve!
Adapted from Life, Love, too Sugar.