Shirley Temple Cake Recipe with Cherries {A Twist on a Favorite Childhood Drink}

A light and delicious bundt, this Shirley Temple Cake will evoke the inner child in us. Full of lemon lime and cherry flavor this cake is truly addicting!

SHIRLEY TEMPLE CAKE
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time
1 hrs 40 mins

A light and delicious bundt, this Shirley Temple Cake will evoke the inner child in us. Full of lemon lime and cherry flavor this cake is truly addicting!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 623 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups butter softened
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon extract
  • 3/4 cup 7up
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries 10 oz, drained and juice reserved
Glaze:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon extract
  • 3-4 Tablespoons milk
Instruction
  1. Preheat oven to 325.

  2. In large bowl mix together your butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in your eggs and continue to mix until blended.
  4. Add in your flour and mix again until smooth.
  5. Pour in your lemon extract and 7up and beat to combine.
  6. Fold in your cherries.
  7. Spread into a greased bundt pan and bake for 1 1/2 hours or until center is set.
  8. Turn onto serving dish and let cool slightly and then using a skewer poke holes all over the top of the cake and pour your reserved cherry juice slowly over the top making sure the juice gets soaked up. It’s ok for it to seep to the bottom to soak as well.
  9. Let cool completely.
  10. Meanwhile mix together your glaze ingredients and drizzle over the top of your cake.
  11. Top with more cherries if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Shirley Temple Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 623Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 129mg43%
Sodium 233mg10%
Potassium 70mg2%
Total Carbohydrates 95g32%
Sugars 71g
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A16.3%
Calcium2.6%
Iron10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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