Grandma Jackie's Valentine Cake Recipe
- 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix
- 1 (4 ounce) jar maraschino cherries
- ¾ cup chopped pecans
- 1 (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
step 1: Drain the cherries reserving juice; chop cherries and reserve.
step 2: Prepare cake mix according to box directions, adding water to the reserved cherry juice to equal the amount of liquid needed for cake mix.
step 3: Preheat oven to box directions.
step 4: Fold the cherries and pecans into the cake mix; stirring by hand. Pour mix into 2 round cake pans and bake in preheated oven.
step 5: When cake has completely cooled, frost with whipped topping; serve and keep unused portions in refrigerator.