Relive your childhood memories with this easy shirley temple cake made in a bundt pan with cherry powdered sugar glaze.
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Shirley Temple Cake

Relive your childhood memories with this easy shirley temple cake made in a bundt pan with cherry powdered sugar glaze.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bundt cake recipe, cherry cake, old fashioned cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 665kcal
Author Julie Clark

Ingredients

For the Cake:

  • 1 1/2 cups butter (softened)
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 3/4 cup 7up
  • 10 ounces maraschino cherries (drained and juice reserved)

For the Glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 3-4 Tablespoons milk

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  • In large bowl mix together your butter (1 1/2 cups or 3 sticks) and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in your eggs and continue to mix until blended.
  • Add in your flour and mix again until smooth.
  • Pour in your lemon extract and 7up and beat to combine.
  • Fold in your cherries.
  • Grease a bundt pan with shortening, then dust it with flour.
  • Spread the batter into a greased & floured bundt pan and bake for 1 1/2 hours or until center is set.
  • Allow the cake to cool for 10-15 minutes in the pan.
  • Turn the cake onto serving dish and let cool slightly and then using a skewer poke holes all over the top of the cake and pour your reserved cherry juice slowly over the top making sure the juice gets soaked up. It's ok for it to seep to the bottom to soak as well.
  • Let cool completely.
  • Meanwhile mix together your glaze ingredients and drizzle over the top of your cake.
  • Top with more cherries if desired.

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Notes

The calories shown are based on the cake being cut into 12 pieces, with 1 serving being 1 slice of cake with glaze. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate.

Nutrition

Calories: 665kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 80g | Vitamin A: 840IU | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.9mg