By: June Hartman

1 cup Raisins 1 ½ cups of Cold Water
1 ½ tsp. Baking Soda 2 cups sugar
2 tsp vanilla 1 cup oil
3 eggs 3 cups flour
1 cup walnuts 1 cup chopped cherries
¼ cup cherry juice  

Combine raisins cold water and baking soda and bring to a boil and cool.
Mix together sugar, vanilla, oil and eggs.
Then add raisin mixture mix and then add flour, chopped walnuts and chopped cherries and cherry juice.  Put in tube pan (grease and flour pan)
Bake 300 degrees for 1 hour and 35 minute