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Chocolate Cherry Cake

Servings: 12 Slices
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Chocolate Cherry Cake: Rich chocolate cherry cake topped with the best ever chocolate buttercream. This foolproof dessert is easy, and quick to whip up!


For the Cake

  • 1 Box Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 1 12 Ounce Can Cherry Pie Filling
  • 3 Eggs

For the Chocolate Frosting


For the Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine cake mix, cherry pie filling, and eggs until just combined. Do not overmix.
  • Evenly spread into prepared pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely.

For the Chocolate Frosting

  • In a large bowl, mix butter, cocoa powder, salt, and extracts until smooth. Add powdered sugar a little at a time until just combined. Add heavy cream as needed until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Spoon frosting onto the cake, and smooth out with an offset spatula.
  • Garnish with chocolate shavings and cherries if desired.


Calories: 505kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Krystle
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