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Chocolate Cherry Nut Cake

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.


12-15 servings

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
A cake mix and canned frosting make it easy to serve this dessert, even on busy weeknights. It has a hint of almond that complements the cherries and nuts.—LaJune P. Holton, Sterling, Michigan
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  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional


  1. In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, sour cream, eggs and extract. Stir in pie filling. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan.
  2. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Frost with chocolate frosting. Sprinkle with nuts if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 338 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 305mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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