I saw this recipe in a link a friend sent me, and it looked simple, and tasty.
These has great flavor! The cake is super moist and yummy and the frosting just adds a touch. I made this into cupcakes.
Happy Birthday Adam!
Chocolate-Cherry Cola Cake (From: Betty Crocker Birthday Parties Cookbook)
- 10 oz jar maraschino cherries, drained, 1/4 c liquid reserved
- 1 box devil's food cake mix
- 1 c cherry cola
- 1/2 c vegetable oil
- 3 eggs
- 12oz container whipped vanilla frosting
- 1 c marshmallow creme
- 24 maraschino cherries with stems, well drained, if desired
Heat oven to 350. Spray bottom only of 13x9 pan with baking spray. Chop cherries; set aside.
In large bowl, beat cake mix, cola, oil, eggs and 1/4 c reserved cherry liquid with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in chopped cherries. Pour into pan.
Bake at 35-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
In small bowl, mix frosting and marshmallow creme until smooth. Frost cake. Top each piece with two cherries.