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Chocolate Cherry Cake III

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"A must for chocoholics, very moist and fudgy, yet oh so simple to bake."
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Ingredients

servings 288
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9 x 13 inch sheet cake)

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, cherry pie filling, almond extract, and 2 eggs by hand; stir until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until it tests done. Cool.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, butter or margarine, and milk. Boil, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in chocolate chips until smooth. Immediately pour over partially cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 288 calories; 11.2 47.5 3.1 30 276 Full nutrition

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I have made this cake many times for almost 25 years! This is incredibly moist with the perfect chocolate icing. When I'm asked to bring something for a large gathering, I often bring this, bake...

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Have made this recipe many times because I am a chocolate cherry lover. The recipe is a good place to start, but I have experimented with it since i have made it so many times. Cake texture is...

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I have made this cake many times for almost 25 years! This is incredibly moist with the perfect chocolate icing. When I'm asked to bring something for a large gathering, I often bring this, bake...

Have been wowing people with this cake for 15+ years. I have always used: chocolate fudge cake mix instead of devil's, 4 eggs instead of two and boil the icing base for 1 minute instead of two....

I used a bundt pan and this cake came out great. Thanks

The cake alone is worthy of many, many more stars. (I did add about 1/4 cup of oil to the batter). Rich, moist and a nice mild cherry flavor. Mmmm. The frosting, however, wasn't the greatest...

Have made this recipe many times because I am a chocolate cherry lover. The recipe is a good place to start, but I have experimented with it since i have made it so many times. Cake texture is...

Absolutely fantastic. Most importantly, it does not taste like a packaged cake. It's absolutely delicious --- moist, flavorful, festive but still simple. I baked it in a 10" Bundt pan for about ...

Best cake I ever made. I used a dark chocolate with pudding in cake mix. You must use receipe frosting as it makes the cake. Family loves it! A receipe to never forget.

Delicious cake. Used recipe as written and wouldn't change a thing.A must try for you chocolate cherry lovers.

This cake is the best! It's been around forever known as "Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake" It was the first dessert to disappear at a church function and nobody believed how easy it is to make! Th...