Cherry chocolate cake
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5 from 1 vote

Cherry Chocolate Cake

Moist chocolate cake with thick chocolate icing. This cake has cherries with a flair of green leaves.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry, chocolate
Method: Bake
Skill Level: Basic
Servings: 15
Calories: 159kcal
Author: Marilyn Lesniak


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 21 ounce can cherry pie filling


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease and flour one 9x13 inch baking pan.
  • Cream the butter with sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in the eggs and almond extract and beat well. Add the cocoa powder and mix until well combined.
  • By hand, stir the cake flour, baking soda and salt together. Add flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until just combined. Stir in the cherry pie filling. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the middle comes out clean. Cool and frost with Chocolate Buttercream.


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Serving: 1g | Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 28.6g | Protein: 1.9g | Fat: 4.6g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 201mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0.9g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg