This is perfect for the holidays or anytime. I've used chopped nuts in this but for those with nut allergies, you can omit them.
1 c. each: raisins, boiling water, softened butter, sour cream, chopped nuts
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
3 c. flour
1/4 tsp each: cinammon and nutmeg
2 10 oz. jars marchino cherries
1 T. baking soda
Preheat oven to 350' F
Grease and flour a bundt cake pan or 2 loaf pans.
In a meauring cup combine water and raisins set aside.
Drain cherries jars.
Mix butter, sugar, eggs together. Beat until creamy.
In another clean bowl mix together sour cream and baking soda. add to egg mixture.
In another clean bowl mix together flour nutmeg and cinnamon. Pour it into the creamy egg mixture.
Drain raisins. Fold in raisins, drained cherries and chopped nuts.
Pour into cake pan or loaf pans. Bake for 75 min (1hr. 15 min) or until done.