Vanilla Cherry Chunk Cake

Baking By stacerz4life Updated 26 Aug 2011 , 2:46am by stacerz4life

stacerz4life Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 12:01am
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Hi, I am in the middle of making a vanilla cake with cherry chunks. I just noticed that the cherries I have are (canned) tart cherries. Will they be okay to use in a vanilla cake...or will they be too sour?? I dont really like cherries, and I just tried to eat one and think they are too sour...but I don't know if that will change with baking.

Please help!!! (quick...I'm ready to put this bad boy in the oven!)

Thank you!!!!!

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SweetSuzieQ Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 12:10am
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If your vanilla cake is on the sweeter side (I know mine is) I think the sour cherries would be a nice contrast to the sweetness.

stacerz4life Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 12:16am
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Thanks, I guess I'll give it a go! This is the first time I have made a cherry type cake...can I buy cherries in a can that are not tart?

SweetSuzieQ Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 12:26am
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Ohn I must have missed the can part. The sour cherries I buy come in a jar and, the only canned cherry I have ever seen in a can (I'm in Canada) is pie fillling so, I'm not sure. icon_sad.gif Sorry.

stacerz4life Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 2:46am
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Thats okay. It turned out pretty good! And I tried the buttercream dream recipe I found on here and that made it over the top! Thanks for the help!

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