Chocolate Maraschino Cherry Cake

Chocolate Maraschino Cherry Cake

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"A moist dark chocolate cake with maraschino cherries and nuts. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream."


1 h 10 m servings 435 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 435 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 27.3 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 479 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch pans.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix and cocoa. Make a well in the center and pour in water, mayonnaise and eggs. Beat on low speed until blended. Scrape bowl, and beat 2 minutes on medium speed. Stir in chopped nuts and cherries.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
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  1. 6 Ratings


This recipe is awesome! I did add some of the cherry juice to the water added to the mix and put a little juice in the frosting as well. For a family that loves chocolate covered cherries, thi...

Excellent cake. We didn't taste it until Day 3 (it was refrigerated) but once we tasted it, it was gone in a flash! Very moist.

It was "OK" It didn't taste a lot like cherry. i even added a little of the cherry juice to the mix as another reviewer said. Didn't help much. It was Great as a CH. cake with some cherries and ...