Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake Recipe

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Patsy Fowler

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@hellchell1

this is another recipe i wish i could send picture of maybe one day i learn how to do that this cake is so good you can't stop with just 1 piece it was a blue wribbon winner at the fair this year

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Serves:
1 large cake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, unsalted, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
3
egg whites
2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 c
sour cream
1 tsp
cherry extract
1 bottle
(10 oz) maraschino cherries, remove the juice and cut the cherries into eigths
2 Tbsp
flour for sprinkling over diced cherries

WHIPPED CHOCOLATE GANACHE:

1 pkg
(12 oz) mini sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c
whipping cream
6 Tbsp
butter, unsalted, softened

How to Make Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2Line the bottom of three 6 inch cake pans or two 8 inch with wax paper. Grease the sides.
  • 3In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until creamy.
  • 4Beat in the egg whites. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, salt and baking powder.
  • 5In another bowl, combine the sour cream, cherry extract and reserved maraschino cherry juice.
  • 6Alternate adding the dry and wet mixtures to the butter, sugar and eggs until combined.
  • 7In a small bowl, sprinkle the 2 tablespoons of flour over the diced cherries and stir until the flour has been completely absorbed. Stir in the cherries.
  • 8Pour batter into prepared cake pans and bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove from pans and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 9Microwave chocolate chips and whipping cream in a microwave-safe bowl on medium power, 2 1/2-3 minutes, or until chocolate begins to melt.
  • 10Whisk until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Whisk in the butter, let stand 20 minutes.
  • 11Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer 3-4 minutes or until ganache forms soft peaks. Spread on cooled cake.

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About Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy