Rating: 4.5 stars 4.5
117 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 88
  • 4 star values: 19
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 2

Very moist and rich chocolate cherry cake from scratch. A favorite of my two grown sons. It keeps very well.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
1 9x13-inch cake
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour one 9x13-inch baking pan.

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  • Cream butter with sugar in a bowl until light and fluffy. Mix in eggs and almond extract; beat well. Add cocoa powder and mix until well combined.

  • Stir together cake flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; mix until just combined. Stir in cherry pie filling. Pour batter into the prepared pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted near the middle comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool and frost with chocolate buttercream.

Nutrition Facts

159 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 28.6g; fat 4.6g; cholesterol 25.7mg; sodium 200.6mg. Full Nutrition
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