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Cherry Chocolate Cake

I've had the recipe for this chocolate cherry cake for years—it's a chocolate lover's delight! It's so easy to make, and is perfect for cupcakes and bake sale treats, too. I get many requests for the recipe. —Ann Purchase, Panama City, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cans (20 ounces each) reduced-sugar cherry pie filling, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs and extract until well blended. Stir in one can of pie filling until blended. Transfer to a 13x9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Top individual servings with remaining pie filling.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 187 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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