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Chocolate-Cherry Cola Cake

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Chocolate-Cherry Cola Cake
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12
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Try a classic southern cake updated with cake mix and cherry cola.
Updated May 10, 2013

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. Chop cherries; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, cola beverage, oil, eggs and 1/4 cup reserved cherry liquid with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in chopped cherries. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 34 to 42 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix frosting and marshmallow creme until smooth. Frost cake. Top each piece with 2 cherries with stems. Store loosely covered.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For chocolate-dipped cherries, melt 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon shortening in microwave; stir. Dip well-drained cherries with stems into chocolate; refrigerate to set.

Nutrition

430 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 65g Total Carbohydrate, 48g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
65g
22%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
48g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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