Fabulous Chocolate Cherry Cake

Moist Chocolate Cherry Cake

  • Servings: 12
  • Difficulty: Super Easy
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A fresh, light delicious Chocolate Cherry Cake with a modern cherry twist!


  • 1 box of Devil’s food or chocolate cake
  • 1 can of cherry pie filling
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp almond extract/flavor


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grease (and flour if you like) a 13×9 inch pan
  3. Mix cake mix, cherry pie filling, eggs and almond extract by hand in a bowl
  4. Pour batter into the greased 13×9 pan
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until wooden toothpick inserted into center comes out clean
  7. Cool and then serve

Do you need an easy, moist cake for a party?  This is the cake for you.  It blends the perfect flavors of chocolate and cherries to delight your family and friends!

Tips & Tricks for perfecting Chocolate Cherry Cake

This is a great cake recipe to for holidays and picnics. It stays super moist and is easy to serve.

CHOCOLATE CHERRY CAKE can be easily decorated to compliment whatever occasion you are celebrating.  Birthdays, summer picnics, family holidays like Christmas or Independence Day!

I highly recommend using the EASY CHOCOLATE FROSTING with this recipe.

Decorate on top of the EASY CHOCOLATE FROSTING with nuts, chocolate chips, sprinkles, candies etc.  Or use decorative frosting to write that special birthday persons name on top!

I recommend making sure the frosting is solid before cutting.  You can put the cake with frosting into the refrigerator to cool it off quicker.

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This recipe is one I love to make on the Fourth of July!  It is easy to make, super tasty and everyone loves it.  I find it is easy to take to a party!  You can take it as a total cake to serve at the party, or cut into smaller size pieces that are easy to put on plate for a picnic buffet.

My family and friends love this cake because it is a great mix of flavors.  Chocolate and cherry are just perfect together.  The flavors complement each other and don’t overpower each other.  The almond extract also adds just the right amount of pizzazz that blends perfectly with the sugar in the cake mix.

So the next time you need to make a cake and don’t have a great deal of time consider making a CHOCOLATE CHERRY CAKE.  It is easy and so tasty everyone will ask you for the recipe or think you purchased the cake at a bakery.  Enjoy and keep baking!

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