Cherry Chocolate Cake (or cupcakes)

Cherry Chocolate Cake (or Cupcakes) Recipe

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Cheryl Green

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@SpicyMelon

My brother gave me this recipe about 25 years ago and it is still a favorite. You can use a boxed cake mix or your own favorite homemade cake recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1 cake, or 30 cupcakes
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    chocolate cake mix (or your favorite homemade recipe)
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 can(s)
    cherry pie filling
  • ·
    eggs, water and oil called for on cake mix box (if using); (you may not need all of the water and oil called for on the box)
  • FROSTING

  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/3 c
    milk
  • 6 oz
    chocolate chips

How to Make Cherry Chocolate Cake (or cupcakes)

Step-by-Step

  1. For the cake: Grease and flour a 9x13" pan.
    Beat the eggs and almond extract. Add the cake mix, water and oil (you may not need all of the water and oil, so I add a little at a time, because the cherry pie filling will add additional moisture). By hand, stir in cherry pie filling.
  2. Pour batter into the prepared cake pan and bake for 30 minutes (or until done) at 350 degrees F.
    If making cupcakes, put paper baking cups into cupcake pan, fill each cup with batter and bake for approximately 20 minutes.
    Let cool and then spread with frosting.
  3. To make Frosting:
    Heat/boil the sugar, butter and milk for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add the chocolate pieces. With electric mixer, beat until of spreading consistency.
    Frost the cake (or cupcakes).

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About Cherry Chocolate Cake (or cupcakes)

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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