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Chocolate Cherry Cake

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


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


  • In a bowl, stir together all cake ingredients. Pour into a greased 13x9-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.
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  • Christene
    Feb 6, 2020

    This is one of my daughters favorites, and mine good

  • Rosemary Swope
    May 20, 2015

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

  • lvarner
    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.

  • kendallskabin
    Aug 10, 2013

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  • Barbara Loree
    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.

  • facsgirl
    May 28, 2012

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