Dark Chocolate Chunk Cherry Cake

dark chocolate chunk cherry cake Dessert
Dark Chocolate Chunk Cherry Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12

Brandied cherries and dark chocolate chunks find their way into a dreamy chocolate cake. MORE+ LESS-

Updated July 15, 2015


Unsweetened cocoa
(18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix with pudding
cup sugar
(3.8 ounce) package devil's food instant pudding mix
large eggs
cup vegetable oil
cup water
(8 ounce) container sour cream
tablespoon vanilla extract
(3 ounce) dark chocolate bars, divided
cup coarsely chopped dried cherries
tablespoon butter
cup whipping cream


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  • 1
    Grease a 12-cup Bundt pan, and dust with cocoa, set aside.
  • 2
    Combine cake mix, sugar, and pudding mix in a large mixing bowl.
  • 3
    Beat eggs and next 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Gradually add oil mixture to dry ingredients; beat 2 minutes. Coarsely chop 3 chocolate bars, fold brandied cherries and chopped chocolate into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • 4
    Bake at 350° F for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack 15 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely on wire rack.
  • 5
    Coarsely chop 1 chocolate bar. Place chopped chocolate and butter in a small bowl; set aside.
  • 6
    Bring whipping cream to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Remove from heat, and immediately pour over chocolate and butter. Whisk gently until smooth. Cool glaze 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Drizzle glaze over cake. Coarsely chop remaining chocolate bar; sprinkle chopped chocolate over cake. Yield 12 servings.

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