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cherry velvet cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Giles
Amarillo, TX

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.

(1 rating)
yield 10 -12
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For cherry velvet cake

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

How To Make cherry velvet cake

  • 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.