Cherry Chocolate Cake

Traci Coleman


This one smells sooooo good while your mixing it up - and even better when it's baking!

I made it using 2-8" round pans and spread a thin layer of the frosting between the layers.


★★★★★ 4 votes

10 Min
35 Min


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  • CAKE

  • 1
    chocolate or german chocolate cake mix
  • 1/3 c
  • 3
  • 1 can(s)
    cherry pie filling (be sure to check for stems!)
  • 1/4 c
    chopped nuts, for garnish

  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1/4 - 1/2 c

How to Make Cherry Chocolate Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together cake mix, oil and eggs. Add cherry pie filling and mix gently by hand. Bake in 13x9 pan or two 8" round pans for 34 to 38 minutes, until tootpick comes out clean.
  2. To make icing, combine cream cheese, butter, and vanilla, whipping until fluffy. Add powdered sugar and cocoa powder, mixing on low. Slowly add milk until desired consistency is reached, increasing speed of mixer to maintain light and fluffy consistency.
  3. Once cake(s) have cooled, frost in pan or place on serving dish and frost. If desired, top with chopped nuts.

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About Cherry Chocolate Cake

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

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