Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by VKuuipo Bridges

This is a 1974 Pillsbury Bake-off Grand Prize winner that I received in a mailer.

Top Review by wittryjan

I used this recipe to make cupcakes with cream cheese icing for a baby shower. They were a huge hit, and my husband devoured the leftovers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place rack in center of the oven and preheat to 350degrees.
  2. Lightly mist a 13x9 inch baking pan with vegetable oil spray.
  3. Set pan aside.
  4. Place all ingredients into large mixing bowl and beat with electric mixer on low for 1 minute.
  5. Stop the machine and scrape down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.
  6. Increase speed to medium and beat for 2 minutes more.
  7. The batter should look thick and well blended.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, smoothing the top with a spatula.
  9. Place the pan in the oven.
  10. Bake the cake for 30-35 minutes.
  11. Remove the pan from the oven and place it on a wire rack to cool.
  12. Serve with a chocolate glaze or frosting.
  13. (That wasn't included in the recipe).

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