Holiday Pound Cake from Ruth Abate dishes as eaten around the world Holiday Dessert bake-off Christmas Special recipe. Best Misc dessert 2010 recipe.
8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 cup butter, softened
1 ½ cup sugar
1 ½ teaspoon vanilla
2 ¼ cups flour
2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
4 ounces green candy cherries
4 ounces red candy cherries
1 cup walnuts
Grease and flour a tube or Bundt pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Blend cream cheese, butter, sugar, and vanilla in mixer bowl.
Add eggs and mix well. Add 2 cups of flour with baking powder. Batter will be thick.
Combine the remaining ¼ cup of flour with the cherries and walnuts, and fold into batter.
Bake for 1 hour until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10-15 minutes and remove from pan. Cool on wire rack.
Mix 1 ½ cups of confectioner’s sugar with 2 tablespoons milk for glaze.
Glaze cake when cool and garnish with cherries and nuts.
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