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Chocolate-Cherry Bundt Cake

A decadent chocolate cake filled with plump sweet cherries and even more chocolate!

Course Dessert
Keyword cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 21 oz can cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. For cake:

    Grease and flour bundt pan well. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients for the cake. Mix well. Add water, eggs, oil, and vanilla. Mix until all ingredients are incorporated. Stir in half of the cherry filling. Pour half of the batter into bundt pan. Spoon remaining cherry filling and 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips over the batter. Pour remaining batter over filling and chips. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes clean. Allow the cake to cool completely before removing from pan.

    For Glaze: Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds. Stir-and heat for another 10 seconds, or until chocolate is warm and melted. Remove from microwave and stir in cream. Mix well until smooth.

    Pour glaze over the top of cake.12 servings