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Maraschino Cherry Frosting

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry frosting, frosting, maraschino cherry frosting
Servings: 5 cups of frosting
Calories: 1043kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 2 lbs powdered sugar
  • 6 Tbsp juice from maraschino cherry jar plus more if needed
  • 1 tsp almond extract


  • Beat softened butter in a large mixing bowl until completely smooth and fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in about two cup of powdered sugar.
  • Beat in the maraschino cherry juice and almond extract until completely combined.
  • Gradually beat in the rest of the powdered sugar, about a cup at a time.
  • If your frosting is too thick, beat in additional maraschino cherry juice one teaspoon at a time.


Calories: 1043kcal | Carbohydrates: 184g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 329mg | Potassium: 41mg | Sugar: 179g | Vitamin A: 1135IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg