Recipe By Kathy Pieniazek
Published Mar 14th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 1 - 9 x 13 inch cake Calories 291.1

This recipe uses chocolate cake mix and cherry pie filling for an easy and delicious cake with a frosting made with chocolate chips.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine cake mix, cherry pie filling, and three eggs. Mix until well blended.
  2. 2 Bake in well greased and floured 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes.
  3. 3 To Make Frosting: Combine sugar, butter or margarine, and milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, and cook 1 minute.
  4. 4 Remove from heat.
  5. 5 Stir in chocolate pieces until melted and smooth.
  6. 6 Frost when cake is cool.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 291.1
  • Carbohydrate 47.5 g
  • Cholesterol 39.8 mg
  • Fat 11.4 g
  • Fiber 1.4 g
  • Protein 3.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.9 g
  • Sodium 280.2 mg
  • Sugar 27.5 g


  1. This was divine! I followed others suggestions in adding vanilla and almond extracts. I also halved the sugar and used powdered sugar. My six year old and I made this together and got rave reviews. We frosted the cake then put it in the fridge overnight. It was absolute divinity thanks! EDIT: I made this - Read more ...
  2. I used the package chocolate cake mix 3 eggs some vanilla (1 tsp) and a 32 oz jar of cherry pie filling but I put in the mixture about 2/3rds of the jar (2 cans work also). That left a little over a cup of filling to use for topping with Cool Whip. USE A - Read more ...
  3. Good. Used at potluck. did not try frosting. Used small amt. can fudge frosting while cake was warm.
  4. This was easy and fast. It was very moist. I didn't change a thing except I used the Satiny Chocolate Glaze from this site for the icing.
  5. This is very yummy cake and the icing was yummy. I made a 13 x9 cake and added maraschino cherries for garnish for each piece. I will definately make this again. This is a keeper.
  6. I originally found this recipe in a cookbook from Western NC. It uses almond extract also. Gives it more of a chocolate covered cherry taste. Still a delicious cake tho.
  7. This was the best chocolate cake I have ever made. I used a bundt pan, so you need to half the frosting. Today I made another one using white cake mix, apple pie filling and white chocolate chips for the frosting. Delicious.....
  8. Made this as a bundt cake with a triple chocolate cake mix. I followed the other suggestions of baking 43 minutes and cutting back to 1/2 cup sugar in the frosting. Instead of chocolate chips I used white chocolate chips. My boyfriend liked the cake but I found it very gritty/granular tasting. The granularity seemed - Read more ...
  9. This is one of my all time favorite chocolate cakes. I add one tsp of almond flavoring the cake mix and I think it is then perfect! You can also bake it in a jelly roll pan for bars. It is so fast and easy to make and a big hit at pot luck dinners.

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