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Amaretto Cake

No recipe image available.A rich, moist Amaretto syrup-infused pound cake with cherry pie filling spooned over top with a garnish of sliced almonds.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (16-ounce) package pound cake mix
3/4 cup Amaretto liqueur - divided use
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup butter
2 tablespoons water
1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare pound cake according to package directions, except substitute 1/2 cup Amaretto liqueur for an equal amount of liquid called for on package. Bake in a 10-inch tube or Bundt® pan. Let cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  2. Combine sugar, butter and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in remaining 1/4 cup Amaretto liqueur. Prick the top of cake with fork or skewer. Slowly drizzle glaze over the top and sides.
  3. Right before serving, spoon cherry pie filling over cake. Garnish with almonds.

Makes 12 servings.