Cherry Chocolate Cake

This recipe is a chocolate lover's delight! It's so easy to make...and is perfect for cupcakes and bake sale treats, too.


18 servings


1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 (20 ounce) cans reduced-sugar cherry pie filling, divided
3/4 teaspoon confectioners' (powdered) sugar


Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with Pan Release, shortening, or cooking spray.

In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs and almond extract until well blended. Stir in one can of pie filling until blended. Transfer to prepared baking pan.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire cooling rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Top individual servings with remaining pie filling.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 35 minutes
Cool Time: 1 hour

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 187, Fat 6 g (Saturated Fat 1 g), Cholesterol 35 mg, Sodium 253 mg, Carbohydrate 33 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 3 g. Diabetic Exchanges: Starch 1, Fruit 1, Fat 1.

Recipe Courtesy Of

Ann Purchase of Panama City, Florida

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