Easy Cherry Cake

Suzanne Larsen


My sister gave me this recipe back in the 70s. She's passed on now, so I try to make it at least once a year because it brings back many memories of when we used to cook together.


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10 Min
40 Min


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16-24 oz
cherry pie filling
1 box
yellow cake mix
1 stick
16 oz
cool whip

How to Make Easy Cherry Cake


  • 1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2Spread the 16-ounce can of cherry pie filling in the bottom of a 9x13-inch cake pan.

    Note: You may need more pie filling, so use an 8-ounce can at this point.
  • 3Pour the dry cake mix over the cherry pie filling.
  • 4Melt the stick of butter and then drizzle it evenly over the cake mix.
  • 5Bake for 40 minutes.
  • 6Remove the cake from the oven and let cool completely.
  • 7Spread the Cool Whip evenly over the cooled cake.
  • 8Cover the cake and place it in the freezer.
  • 9When you are ready to serve the cake, remove it from the freezer and allow it to thaw slightly.

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About Easy Cherry Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #easy, #cherry, #cake

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