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Gluten-Free Cherries and Cream Devil's Food Cake

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 4 hr 0 min
  • Servings 16

The delicious layers of chocolate, creamy frosting and bright red cherries create a festive gluten-free dessert. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free devil's food cake mix
1
tablespoon instant coffee granules or crystals
1
cup water
1/2
cup butter, softened
3
eggs
1
cup unsalted butter, softened
1
package (8 oz) gluten-free cream cheese, softened
3
cups gluten-free powdered sugar
1
container (8 oz) gluten-free mascarpone cheese
1
teaspoon gluten-free vanilla
Pinch of salt
1 1/2
cups cherry preserves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 9-inch round cake pan. In large bowl, beat cake mix, instant coffee, water, 1/2 cup butter and the eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 2
    Bake 45 to 52 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely, top side up, about 1 hour.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat 1 cup unsalted butter, the cream cheese and powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add mascarpone cheese, vanilla and salt; beat on low speed just until blended.
  • 4
    Using serrated knife, cut cake in half horizontally to make 2 layers. Place bottom layer, cut side up, on serving platter. Spoon half of frosting onto cake layer; carefully spread, creating thick layer. Top frosted layer with half of the cherry preserves; spread to cover. Place remaining layer, cut side down, over filling. Top with remaining frosting; carefully spread to cover top. Spoon remaining preserves over cake; spread to cover. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
16g
80%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
66g
22%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
49g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
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; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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