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Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe

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. YIELD:15-20 servings


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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 259 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 198mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein .

Reviews for Chocolate Cherry Cake

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Rosemary Swope
Reviewed May. 20, 2015

"We love this! So easy too. I used a can of ready made frosting to make it even quicker."

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."

Barbara Loree
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."

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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