Cream Cheese Cherry Pound Cake

This is one of my newest and most favorite recipes. It is a quick bread that uses a jewel from my beloved upper peninsula of Michigan. Tart RED cherries. It is quick, It is easy and It is YUMMY!




1 8oz. package of cream cheese softened

1 cup butter softened

1 ½ cup sugar

1/1/2 teaspoon vanilla

4 eggs

2 ¼ cups flour

11/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 cup pitted cherries

1 cup whit chocolate chips


2 cups powdered sugar

3 tablespoons milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract



Get Started:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees

Cream the butter vanilla cream cheese. Beat in one egg at a time.

Mix together flour baking powder salt and fold into cream cheese mixture

Fold in cherries and chips

Pour the mixture into a greased bunt pan and bake for  70 Minutes

In the meantime whisk all the ingredients together for the glaze and pour on top of the cooled cake.



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