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Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe

  • Author: maria
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian



Experience the perfect combination of rich chocolate and sweet cherries with this chocolate cherry cake recipe. Moist, delicious, and easy to make!


  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine chocolate cake mix, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  • Fold in cherry pie filling.
  • Pour batter into a greased 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Stir in sugar and milk, bring to a boil for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in chocolate chips until smooth.
  • Pour chocolate mixture over the warm cake.
  • Let the cake cool before serving. Enjoy!


  • For added texture, sprinkle chopped nuts on top of the chocolate glaze.
  • This cake can be served warm or at room temperature.


  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 390
  • Sugar: 35g
  • Sodium: 320mg

Keywords: Chocolate cherry cake, chocolate cake, cherry dessert, easy cake recipe, festive cake