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Chocolate Cherry Cake I

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe uses chocolate cake mix and cherry pie filling for an easy and delicious cake with a frosting made with chocolate chips."
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Ingredients

servings 291
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9 x 13 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Combine cake mix, cherry pie filling, and three eggs. Mix until well blended.
  2. Bake in well greased and floured 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes.
  3. To Make Frosting: Combine sugar, butter or margarine, and milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, and cook 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in chocolate pieces until melted and smooth.
  6. Frost when cake is cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 291 calories; 11.4 47.5 3.4 40 280 Full nutrition

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This was the best chocolate cake I have ever made. I used a bundt pan, so you need to half the frosting. Today I made another one using white cake mix, apple pie filling and white chocolate chi...

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Made this as a bundt cake with a triple chocolate cake mix. I followed the other suggestions of baking 43 minutes and cutting back to 1/2 cup sugar in the frosting. Instead of chocolate chips,...

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This was the best chocolate cake I have ever made. I used a bundt pan, so you need to half the frosting. Today I made another one using white cake mix, apple pie filling and white chocolate chi...

This is one of my all time favorite chocolate cakes. I add one tsp of almond flavoring the cake mix and I think it is then perfect! You can also bake it in a jelly roll pan for bars. It is so...

Made this as a bundt cake with a triple chocolate cake mix. I followed the other suggestions of baking 43 minutes and cutting back to 1/2 cup sugar in the frosting. Instead of chocolate chips,...

This was divine! I followed others suggestions in adding vanilla and almond extracts. I also halved the sugar and used powdered sugar. My six year old and I made this together and got rave re...

This was easy and fast. It was very moist. I didn't change a thing, except I used the Satiny Chocolate Glaze from this site for the icing.

I originally found this recipe in a cookbook from Western NC. It uses almond extract also. Gives it more of a chocolate covered cherry taste. Still a delicious cake tho.

This is very yummy cake, and the icing was yummy. I made a 13 x9 cake, and added maraschino cherries for garnish for each piece. I will definately make this again. This is a keeper.

Good. Used at potluck. did not try frosting. Used small amt. can fudge frosting while cake was warm.

I used the package chocolate cake mix ,3 eggs, some vanilla (1 tsp) and a 32 oz jar of cherry pie filling but I put in the mixture about 2/3rds of the jar (2 cans work also). That left a little...