Yellow Chess Cake

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"This is a very rich cake and it sells great at bake sales, as well as my little restaurant. When baked, the cherries go under and the cheese rises to the top."

Ingredients

55 m servings 254 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 254 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.3g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 227 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix and butter. Mix until crumbly. Pat mixture into bottom of 9x13 inch glass baking dish.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 minutes.
  4. In large bowl, combine cream cheese and confectioners sugar. Mix until smooth. Pour over pre-baked cake mix. Top with cherry pie filling.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes, or when you see the cheese rise to the top. Cherries usually go under when baked.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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Overall its a great recipe. Few tricks of the trade need to be used though. 1. I used homestyle butter cake mix with a stick of butter- mix until CRUMBLY and pat it into the pan and bake for ...

THIS IS A DELICIOUS RECIPE. HOWEVER, THERE IS AN ERROR IN THE PRINTING. IT CALLS FOR ONE CUP OF BUTTER, WHEN IT MOST DEFINITELY SHOULD BE ONE STICK, OR 1/2 CUP. I TRIED TO MAKE THE RECIPE AS PRI...

I followed the recipe as directed, and the cake was wonderful! However, I tried to vary the recipe by using Devil's Food Cake mix, and it did not work well. If the mix is not crumbly, then ...