Cherry Chocolate Cake Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main Ingredient


 Chocolate square2 Ounce
 Maraschino cherries6 Ounce
 Walnuts/Pecans3 Ounce, broken
 Cake flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Egg1 , well beaten
 Thick cream1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Reserved maraschino cherry syrup3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 881 Calories from Fat 320

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.9%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 116.5 mg38.8%

Sodium 500 mg20.8%

Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.7%

Sugars 83.4 g

Protein 12 g24.2%

Vitamin A 18.3% Vitamin C 0.81%

Calcium 22.9% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Prepare two 9-in. round layer cake pans.
2 Melt chocolate and set aside.
3. Drain (reserving syrup) contents of maraschino cherries.
4 Finely chop cherries and set aside.
5 Coarsely chop black walnuts or pecans and set aside.
6. Sift together cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
and set aside.
7 Cream butter or margarine until softened.
8. Add sugar gradually, creaming until fluffy after each addition.
9. Add egg beating thoroughly.
10. Stir in chocolate.
11 Combine sour cream and maraschino cherry syrup.
12 Alternately add dry ingredients in fourths, sour cream mixture in thirds, to creamed mixture. After each addition, beat only until smooth. Finally, beat only until batter is smooth (do not overbeat). Blend in the chopped nuts and cherries.
13. Turn barter into pans.
14. Bake at 375°F 30 to 35 min. or until cake tests done. Cool
and remove from pans.