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Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake

Cherry pie filling is covered with chocolate cake mix and topped with butter, all 'dumped' in one pan, and baked together for a chocolate-cherry treat.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cherry Dump Cake, Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 433 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

  • 1 box (15.25 ounces) chocolate cake mix
  • 2 cans (42 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ cup (1 stick or 113g) butter, cold

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a 12-inch oven-safe skillet. (You could also use a 9x9-inch or 9x13-inch baking dish.)

  2. In the prepared skillet or baking dish, add the cherry pie filling and the almond extract. Mix together and spread it evenly over the bottom of the pan.

  3. Sprinkle the cake mix over the top, being careful to cover all of the pie filling.

  4. Slice the butter into small pads (about 16) and spread them out evenly over the top of the cake mixture.
  5. Bake for 1 hour or until the topping is golden brown and the pie filling is bubbling.