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This  Southern Cheerwine Bundt Cake Recipe is incredible. This moist, dense cake forms a thick, sugary, crunchy crust. It is frosted with the most amazing white chocolate cherry frosting. Once you have a slice, this will be your new favorite cake!

How to Make Southern Bundt Cheerwine Cake Recipe

This Southern Bundt Cheerwine Cake Recipe is incredible. This moist, dense cake forms a thick, sugary, crunchy crust with a white chocolate cherry frosting.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 677kcal


  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 sticks butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 5 large eggs room temperature
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup Cheerwine
  • 3 tsp almond extract 2 tsp for cake, 1 tsp for frosting
  • 10 oz jar of maraschino cherries crushed. (1/2 jar for cake, 1/2 jar for frosting)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted white chocolate
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese


  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Grease and flour bundt pan. (Use a lighter color bundt pan or angel food tube pan.)
  • Beat the butter, shortening, and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs in one at a time, beating with each addition.
  • Mix salt, baking powder, and flour.
  • Add flour mixture to the butter mixture in thirds, alternating with half of the Cheerwine. Beat only until the batter is smooth after each addition. Quickly beat in 2 tsp almond extract and 1/2 jar of crushed maraschino cherries.
  • Pour into greased pan. Bake 1 hour and 15-30 minutes. Cool cake on wire rack.
  • Meanwhile, make frosting. Mix powder sugar, white chocolate, butter, cream cheese, 1/2 jar of maraschino crushed cherries, and 1 tsp almond extract until smooth.
  • Once cake has completely cooled, frost cake.


Calories: 677kcal | Carbohydrates: 129g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 103g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 2mg