Black Forest Cherry Cake

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Seasoned Cook

CHOCOLATE, CHERRIES, and COCONUT!!! These 3 make a very tasty dessert! Made into a sheet cake which easily cuts into pretty squares. An additional can of cherry pie filling made be used for topping. Best made a day ahead for flavors to meld. Use regular cake mix without pudding.

Top Review by courtney

We don't like coconut so I left it out and subbed in chopped walnuts. Very simple recipe that looks great. I also put some walnuts and cherry pieces on top of the cool whip and added a chocolate drizzle.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using an electric mixer blend cake mix, vegetable oil, milk and eggs.
  2. Pour one-half of cake mixture into a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  3. Sprinkle with coconut.
  4. Spoon cherry pie filling over coconut.
  5. Pour remaining one-half of cake mixture and smooth out evenly.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 40 or 45 minutes.
  7. Let cool completely.
  8. Spread cool whip over entire cake.
  9. If desired, garnish with additional cherry pie filling.
  10. Keep refrigerated.
  11. Serve in squares and enjoy!

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