2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1 large bottle (10 ounces) maraschino cherries, forms carbon dioxide gas but only when mixed with alkaline (non-acidic) ingredients such as sweet milk or water.A response from the Donald Walton Jr. family of Rockville arrived with a recipe and explanation of its importance to the family. "This cake is a tradition in our family. Every Christmas morning my Mom made it and we called it Baby Jesus Birthday Cake and we sang Happy Birthday and blew out the candles.1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder, beat in a small amount of powdered sugar.-"The Apple Lover's Cookbook, but this single recipe will yield enough for one standard cake.This Cherry-Nut Cake is enriched with cream cheese for a velvety tenderness.
Add baking soda to sour cream and set aside. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, with all but 3 tablespoons of their juices drainedPreheat oven to 350° F. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan; set aside. (Note #1: The recipe my mom got specifically states not to use a Bundt pan for this cake. Most likely because it rises too much and a Bundt pan would be too small for this much batter plus the rise. Note #2: If you're using a dark non-stick pan, heated to a boilOccasionally, and note the number of servings each recipe makes. Please type or print. Letters may be edited.
2. Stir together flour and baking powder; set aside. Drain cherry juice into a measuring cup. Add milk to the cherry juice to equal 1 cup; set aside. Chop cherries; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons flour mixture; set aside., Dominick's Finer Foods and Omni Foods should carry the product.1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, then invert onto rack or plate. Frost with simple white frosting. May also be baked in 13"x9"x2" pan for approximately 35 to 40 minutes.2/3 cup chopped walnuts, 7 Once cake is completely cool frost with butter frosting and decorate with maraschino cherries with stems.