Easy Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe

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Use a cake mix and canned cherry filling for this delicious, easy prep dessert.
Add a bit of red food coloring to the icing to make it pink, if you like.

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Servings: 12
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Ingredients

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  • 1 box devil's food, or other chocolate cake
  • 1 can cherry pie filling, divided
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 2 tbs. melted butter
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 can buttercream, white, pink vanilla,or chocolate frosting, or see links for homemade

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 F.
  2. Remove the cherry filling from the can.
  3. Seperate the cherries from the liquid filling, coarsely chop.
  4. Return the cherries to the filling, stir.
  5. Mix the eggs with the melted butter and applesauce.
  6. Add the cake mix and 1/2 of the filling.
  7. Grease and flour a bundt pan (Use cocoa, if you have it.)
  8. Pour the cake batter into the pan, bake 35-40 minutes, or until toothpick test is clean.
  9. Let cake cool, invert, move to a wire rack.
  10. Frost the cake, gently move to a cake platter.
  11. Pour the rest of the cherry pie filling on top so it drizzles down the sides.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 72g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 84  
Calories from Fat 24 29%
Total Fat 2.69g 3%
Saturated Fat 1.45g 6%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Potassium 64mg 2%
Total Carbs 13.91g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 0.54g 0%
Protein 1.13g 2%
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Comments

  • Anita
    February 10, 2013
    I made this with a red velvet cake mix and it was delicious!!
    • Shalina Silva
      January 17, 2013
      I would like to try this chocolate cake recipe soon. It looks yummy.

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