Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe

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This is a very quick and easy cake to make. It is fancy enough to serve to guests.—Lois Valley, Morgan Hill, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:15-20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 15-20 servings

Ingredients

  • CAKE:
  • 1 package chocolate fudge cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 5 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 259 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, stir together all cake ingredients. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, mix sugar, milk and butter. Bring to a boil and boil for 1-1/2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in chocolate chips until melted. Pour over hot cake. Frosting will harden as it cools. Yield: 15-20 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Cherry Cake in Country Woman November/December 1991, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 259 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 198 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"My husband loves this cake! He is a big fan of chocolate and cherries. This cake is easy to make and tastes great."

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2013

"Fabulous!! made into cupcakes, AWESOME"

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2013

"This cake is so EASY and DELICIOUS. My friends love it. A friend even baked it in a bundt pan. Occasionally I add a little Cool Whip to top it off."

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Reviewed May. 28, 2012

"This was so easy and delicious! Instead of making the frosting I used a can of chocolate frosting whichI"

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