Cherry Upside Down Cake

Pat Duran


i made this cake for a friend of mine today..she said she liked cherry pie and chocolate I put the 2 together..and Mmmmmmm.
This cake can be made with other cake mixes and prepared pie fillings... combinations are unlimited...this is quick and easy...

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10 Min
50 Min


1/4 c
margarine, melted
1/4 c
brown sugar
20 oz
can cherry pie filling
18 oz
chocolate cake mix
3 large
1 c
1/2 c
canola oil
white icing,optional, for garnish


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1Heat oven to 350^. Spray a large cake pan- I used my pineapple upside down cake pan from dole.You can use your Wilton daisy cake pan if you have one.

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2Smear the butter in the bottom of the pan. Place in oven to melt butter; sprinkle in the brown sugar. Then Spread the can of pie filling over sugar.

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3Make cake using the eggs, water and oil. Beat 2 minutes, so it is blended well. pour batter over cherries.

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4Bake for about 50 minutes or until tested done with a wooden toothpick. Remove from oven and let set upright for 5 minutes.

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5Invert onto cake plate. Cool completely. When completely cooled drizzle white icing over top. enjoy as everyone in my friends office did..Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids