Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Chocolate Dream Cake

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"This is a really scrumptious quick fix and very easy to make."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


40 m servings 319
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 - 9x13 inch)


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Mix cake batter according to directions on package. Coat bottom of prepared pan with a layer of marshmallows, then pour batter over marshmallows. Spread cherry pie filling on top of batter layer.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool. Serve with whipped topping if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 319 calories; 6.8 65.3 3.2 0 384 Full nutrition

Explore more


Read all reviews 27
  1. 32 Ratings

    Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
    Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
    Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars
    Rated as 2 out of 5 Stars
    Rated as 1 out of 5 Stars
Most helpful positive review

Cake is very good but it took about an hour to bake, not 30 mins. as recipe says.

Most helpful critical review

I'm not sure what happened with my cake, but it was a complete disaster!!! I cooked it for around an hour, according to the other reviews, but it sure didn't work! ALl the cherries stuck to th...

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

Cake is very good but it took about an hour to bake, not 30 mins. as recipe says.

I tried this recipe with a yellow cake mix and it was incredible! The marshmallows had a beautiful look after they rose and started to brown and turn just a bit hard. I would fully recommend tr...

This cake is quite good served with whipped topping on top. Couldn't eat it plain though, it just needed something more. Without the whipped topping it would be a three star recipe. Something...

very easy.... rave reviews from the people at work! They loved it. slices nice. Next time will add a cup of chocolate chips and pecans on top toward the end of baking as I would want them to ...

I love this my grandmother makes this alot and now that I am so far from home I make it myself. It's so easy! But I agree with everyone else up the bake time to 60 min.

I have made this recipe many times when in a bind for a quick dessert. So easy to make and the cherry pie filling makes the cake super moist. Great with ice cream or Cool Whip. I've also experim...

Super easy to make. I topped my cake with chocolate chips as soon as it came out of the oven and let them melt for a few minutes and then spread them over the cake. I topped with chopped nuts,...

WOW! This was incredible. The cake was super moist and full of cherry flavor. Don't know where the marshmallows went but they did their job. The cherries were throughout the cake and not stuck t...

Good cake but 100% better the 2nd day. Much more moist the next morning.