Grandma Jackie's Valentine Cake

Grandma Jackie's Valentine Cake

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"This is a simple cake that my mom always made for me on Valentine's Day."
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Ingredients

servings 430 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 430 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 22.8 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.6g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 351 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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Directions

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  1. Drain the cherries reserving juice; chop cherries and reserve.
  2. Prepare cake mix according to box directions, adding water to the reserved cherry juice to equal the amount of liquid needed for cake mix.
  3. Preheat oven to box directions.
  4. Fold the cherries and pecans into the cake mix; stirring by hand. Pour mix into 2 round cake pans and bake in preheated oven.
  5. When cake has completely cooled, frost with whipped topping; serve and keep unused portions in refrigerator.

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Most helpful positive review

I made this in a bundt pan and topped the slices with whipped cream. The cake was very moist. Be sure to really chop the cherries up very finely and mix them well throughout the batter, otherwis...

Most helpful critical review

didn't really care for this cake still tasted like a box cake mix for all the extra work you might as well buy a cherry cake mix!

I made this in a bundt pan and topped the slices with whipped cream. The cake was very moist. Be sure to really chop the cherries up very finely and mix them well throughout the batter, otherwis...

This tasted much better than I was expecting! I had to use Funfetti cake mix, as my dinky grocery store was sold out of plain white mix. It was a little funky looking inside, but it sure tasted ...

This cake is so very good! I used the whole 8 ounce bottle of cherries and put in the food processor and it worked great! I didnt have cool whip like I thought so i poured sweetend condensed m...

I made it using a moist white cake mix. I added 8oz of maraschino cherries and could have used more. I used pecans as well. The cherries and pecans were chopped in a food processor before I put ...

didn't really care for this cake still tasted like a box cake mix for all the extra work you might as well buy a cherry cake mix!

Delicious! I omitted the pecans for the sake of the kids and added some almond extract to the batter. I also used a whole 8 oz. jar of cherries (I've never seen a 4 oz. jar). I made 2 single la...

This cake was a big hit with my family. I followed exactly as original recipe instructed and it was perfect.

Made this cake for Valentine's day and it was enjoyed by all. I poured half a pan with nuts and the other half without. I had problems with the cherries sinking to the bottom. It didn't affec...