Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 6 eggs

  2. 2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

  3. 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided

  4. 1 1/2 cups flour, sifted twice

  5. 1 cup maraschino cherry syrup, from a large bottle of cherries

  6. 1 teaspoon almond extract

  7. 2 cups heavy cream, whipped Maraschino cherries for decoration

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. : Fill bottom of double boiler with water. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Combine eggs, the 2/3 cup sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract in top of the double boiler. Beat over hot water for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove top of double boiler from the heat and continue to whip for 8 minutes on high speed. Fold in the flour. Pour into a greased and floured 10 inch baking pan. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees F. Cool. Slice the cake into 3 thin layers. Sprinkle with maraschino cherry syrup flavored with the almond extract. Cover each layer with whipped cream flavored with the 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Decorate the top of the cake with whipped cream and whole cherries.


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