Cherry Velvet Cake

Linda Giles

By
@kimlindag

This cake is so moist and delicious! And the best part is that it is so simple to make. I baked mine in disposable christmas tree cake pans, decorated and then gave to friends and family. They raved over them.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
red velvet cake mix
2
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
almond extract or flavoring
1 can(s)
cherry pie filling
cream cheese frosting
buttercream icing; colored for decorating, colored sugar and/or small candies for decorating

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

4 oz
cream cheese, softened
4 oz
butter or margarine, room temperature
1 tsp
vanilla extract or flavoring
3-4 c
powdered sugar
2-3 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl; combine cake mix, eggs, vanilla and cherry pie filling. Mixing well.
2
Spray pans with Bakers Joy; I used 2 disposable tree shaped pans (11"x9"x1-1/2") but you can also use a 13"x9" cake pan. Pour batter into pans and bake for approx. 30 minutes or until cake tests done with toothpick inserted in center of cake.
3
Cool completely then frost with cream cheese frosting and decorate(optional).
4
To make cream cheese frosting: beat cream cheese and butter til fluffy. Gradually add about 2 cups of powdered sugar; beating well. Add vanilla and milk; mix well. Add enough remaining powdered sugar to make it of spreading consistency.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy