Chocolate Cherry Cake

4
Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

An easy to make, moist, delicious cake that starts with a cake mix and pie filling and a smooth and creamy frosting. You can use different cake mixes and different pie fillings and have a new cake every time.
Recipe and photo adapted from about.com.

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 box
(18 ounces) chocolate cake mix
1 can(s)
(21 ounces) cherry pie filling
1 tsp
vanilla
2
eggs

FROSTING

1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
butter
1/3 c
whole milk
1 pkg
(12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1 tsp
vanilla

How to Make Chocolate Cherry Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large bowl, combine cake mix, cherry pie filling, vanilla and eggs.
    Beat until well mixed, then beat 1 minute at medium speed.
  • 2Pour into greased and floured 9 X 13 inch baking pan.
    Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
  • 3Frosting: While cake is in oven, combine sugar, brown sugar, butter and milk in large saucepan.
    Bring to a boil, then boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved.
    Remove from heat and add chocolate chips and vanilla,
    Stir with a wire whisk until the chips are melted and frosting is smooth.
  • 4Pour over warm cake and spread to cover.
    Cool on wire rack before serving.

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About Chocolate Cherry Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American