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Chocolate Cherry Layer Cake Recipe
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Chocolate Cherry Layer Cake Recipe

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Flo Burtnett of Gage, Oklahoma has a sweet treat to enhance your buffet—a lusciously verssatile layer cake. "I've changed the design on top to a heart for Valentine's, a pumpkin for autumn and a tree for Christmas," she reveals.—Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) cherry yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 can (21 ounces) more-fruit cherry pie filling, divided

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line bottoms of two greased 9-in. round baking pans with parchment paper; grease paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, cinnamon, yogurt, eggs, milk and vanilla. Beat on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium 2 minutes. Transfer to prepared pans.
  3. Bake 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. Place one cake layer on a serving platter. Spread 1-3/4 cups whipped topping in a circle 1-1/2 in. wide around outer top edge of cake. Fill in center with 1 cup cherry pie filling. Top with remaining cake layer.
  5. Remove and discard 1/3 cup thickened cherry sauce from pie filling. Using some of the cherries, outline a star shape on top of cake; fill in center with remaining pie filling. Spread or pipe 1-3/4 cups whipped topping around the star. If desired, pipe remaining whipped topping around bottom edge of cake. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Cherry Cake in Country Woman July/August 1996, p29

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