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This recipe came from an estate sale. It was obtained when the family collection was purchased from the Burnett Estate in Terrell, Texas in 1981.



  1. Generously butter a 12-Cup microwavable fluted tube pan then sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar to coat.
  2. Evenly spoon half the cherries into the bottom of pan.
  3. In a large bowl, place remaining pie filling, cake mix, eggs, water, oil and almond extract
  4. Beat at low speed until moist.
  5. Beat on medium for 3 minutes then pour into tube pan and microwave uncovered at 50% power for 12 minutes rotating ¼ turn every 3 minutes.
  6. Microwave at 100% power for 8 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven then cover tightly with foil and let stand 10 minutes on heat-proof surface.
  8. Invert cake onto serving plate and allow to stand 1 minute before lifting off tube pan.
  9. Cool completely.