Cherry Velvet Cake

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl; combine cake mix, eggs, vanilla and cherry pie filling. Mixing well.
2Spray 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.
3Cool completely then frost with cream cheese frosting and decorate(optional).
4To 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 Cherry Velvet Cake

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