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Chocolate Cherry Nut Cake

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    12-15 servings


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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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  • Leahpagan
    Nov 9, 2011

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  • KY_Cook
    Jan 1, 2011

    It's hard to believe that such an awesome cake is so easy to make! I whip this up when I want something sweet but am pressed for time.

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    Sep 22, 2010

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