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Yellow Chess Cake

Rated as 3.45 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very rich cake and it sells great at bake sales, as well as my little restaurant. When baked, the cherries go under and the cheese rises to the top."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 254
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix and butter. Mix until crumbly. Pat mixture into bottom of 9x13 inch glass baking dish.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 minutes.
  4. In large bowl, combine cream cheese and confectioners sugar. Mix until smooth. Pour over pre-baked cake mix. Top with cherry pie filling.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes, or when you see the cheese rise to the top. Cherries usually go under when baked.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 254 calories; 13.4 32.3 1.8 31 227 Full nutrition

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Overall its a great recipe. Few tricks of the trade need to be used though. 1. I used homestyle butter cake mix with a stick of butter- mix until CRUMBLY and pat it into the pan and bake for ...

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I have found so many good recipes at 'allrecipes', so I had high hopes for this one. It was hands down, one of the worst I have ever made. Even after reading the reviews and making the suggested...

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Overall its a great recipe. Few tricks of the trade need to be used though. 1. I used homestyle butter cake mix with a stick of butter- mix until CRUMBLY and pat it into the pan and bake for ...

THIS IS A DELICIOUS RECIPE. HOWEVER, THERE IS AN ERROR IN THE PRINTING. IT CALLS FOR ONE CUP OF BUTTER, WHEN IT MOST DEFINITELY SHOULD BE ONE STICK, OR 1/2 CUP. I TRIED TO MAKE THE RECIPE AS PRI...

I followed the recipe as directed, and the cake was wonderful! However, I tried to vary the recipe by using Devil's Food Cake mix, and it did not work well. If the mix is not crumbly, then ...

Gooey Goodness!!! I was nervous while it was baking, I used a dark non-stick pan instead of the glass one the recipe called for. I noticed after 10 minutes of baking the edges were starting to...

This cake was simple to make and tasted so good! My husband loved it, as did everyone we shared it with. It's not the prettiest thing, but the taste is amazing so well worth it. I will defini...

I have found so many good recipes at 'allrecipes', so I had high hopes for this one. It was hands down, one of the worst I have ever made. Even after reading the reviews and making the suggested...

My Co-workers BEG me to make this delicous treat.

Followed the directions exactly. Too sweet, too rich, took too long to cook. Throwing this out.

This cake turned out like everyone else has stated: The cherries didn't rise to the top (which isn't a huge deal, but it's what you expect when the recipe says that's what will happen), the cen...