Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Cherries n' Cake

1 cup sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 t salt
2 t baking powder
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup milk
1 t vanilla or almond extract
4 cups drained cherries, juice reserved
1 cup sugar
2 cups hot cherry juice and water

Combine 1 cup sugar, flour, salt, and baking powder in large mixing bowl; add shortening , milk and vanilla extract. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into greased 9 x 13 pan. Cover batter with drained cherries; sprinkle 1 cup sugar over cherries, then pour 2 cups hot liquid over cherries. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for about 40 minutes (350 degrees if using a glass pan), covering with foil the last 15 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Tomorrow's Daily Special: Celebration Cake (a WW cake that is YUMMY!)