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    Light, airy from-scratch maraschino cherry cakes with pink almond and cherry flavored buttercream. Top this cherry almond cake with simple little "flowers" made from almonds and cherries.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
    • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
    • 3 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice
    • 16 maraschino cherries, finely chopped
    • 4 large egg whites
    • [b]Buttercream: [/b]
    • 4 sticks butter, softened
    • 8 cups powdered sugar
    • 4 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
    • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • Few drops of red food coloring, optional
    • [b]For decorating:[/b]
    • Maraschino cherries, drained and dried
    • Sliced almonds

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1104 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 56 g 86.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 35 g 176.49%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 149 mg 49.56%
    • Sodium: 697 mg 29.03%
    • Calcium: 65 mg 6.53%
    • Potassium: 84 mg 2.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 152 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.87%
    • Sugar: 121 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 34.97%
    • Vitamin C 0.05%
    • Vitamin D 2.08%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs8
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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