Thursday, February 3, 2011

Chocolate Cherry Cake

This cake has become our favorite! It's so moist and rich. You won't believe how easy it is to make!

1 box Devil’s Food cake mix with pudding
2 large eggs
1 tsp almond extract
15 ounce can cherry pie filling
a pinch of love

Spray 9 x 13 cake pan with vegetable oil. Combine all ingredients in large mixing bowl. Blend with electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute. Stop the mixer and scrape down the sides of the bowl. Increase the mixer speed to medium and beat 2 minutes more.  Pour into prepared pan,  bake at 350 for 30 - 35 minutes. Remove pan from oven and place on wire rack while preparing glaze.

Chocolate Glaze
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup milk
1/3 cup butter
Bring to boil in sauce pan, boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat.

Add 1 cup chocolate chips, stir until melted. Pour on top of warm cake.

Obtained from Kristi at Landon Reunion 2009