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Chocolate Cherry Cake

Chocolate Cherry Cake: Rich chocolate cherry cake topped with the best ever chocolate buttercream. This foolproof dessert is easy, and quick to whip up!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 Slices
Calories 505kcal
Author Krystle
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Ingredients

For the Cake

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

For the Chocolate Frosting

Instructions

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.

Nutrition

Calories: 505kcal
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