Mistletoe Pound Cake

Monday, December 1st 2014, 4:02 pm
By: News 9

Mistletoe Pound Cake

1 stick unsalted butter, softened

1 1/3 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup sour cream

1 teaspoon vanilla paste

1 jar red maraschino cherries (drained and chopped)

1 jar green maraschino cherries (drained and chopped)

1/2 cup pecans, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl or a in the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter and sugar till light and fluffy. Mix in the eggs, salt, baking soda and vanilla paste till combined. Now, alternate a 1/4 cup of sour cream and then the flour. Continue till all of the flour and sour cream are mixed in. Fold in the cherries and pecans. Place in a loaf pan and bake for one hour or until a stick comes out clean. Remove from the oven and cool.