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Chocolate Maraschino Cherry Cake

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"A moist dark chocolate cake with maraschino cherries and nuts. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 435 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 - 9 inch pans)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch pans.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and cocoa. Make a well in the center and pour in water, mayonnaise and eggs. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Stir in chopped nuts and cherries.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 435 calories; 27.3 g fat; 47.6 g carbohydrates; 7.1 g protein; 53 mg cholesterol; 479 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe is awesome! I did add some of the cherry juice to the water added to the mix and put a little juice in the frosting as well. For a family that loves chocolate covered cherries, thi...

Most helpful critical review

It was "OK" It didn't taste a lot like cherry. i even added a little of the cherry juice to the mix as another reviewer said. Didn't help much. It was Great as a CH. cake with some cherries and ...

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This recipe is awesome! I did add some of the cherry juice to the water added to the mix and put a little juice in the frosting as well. For a family that loves chocolate covered cherries, thi...

Excellent cake. We didn't taste it until Day 3 (it was refrigerated) but once we tasted it, it was gone in a flash! Very moist.

It was "OK" It didn't taste a lot like cherry. i even added a little of the cherry juice to the mix as another reviewer said. Didn't help much. It was Great as a CH. cake with some cherries and ...

I'm torn w/this one. I can't decide how I feel about the mouthfeel/texture. The chunks of cherry are a little off-putting to me, particularly since they're not accompanied by a burst of flavor...

This was a pretty average cake. I only made it because my husband came home from a ice cream sundae thing for his students with 3 jars of cherries. I don't think I'd make it otherwise, but it ...

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Excellent cake! Super moist. My advice... Leave out the nuts and cut cherries into eighths. Also, use the cherry juice instead of water.