Ultimate Chocolate Lovers' Cherry Cake!

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Koechin Chef

My daughter sent this to me several years ago. it appeared in the Ann Arbour, Mi paper. I have played around with it over the years, and this is our favorite version!! :-)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box devil's food cake mix
  • 14 cup cocoa
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 14 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons coconut rum or 2 teaspoons coconut extract
  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 34 cup sliced almonds, chopped


  1. Sprinkle 1/4c almonds evenly over the bottom of a greased-and-floured 10-inch Bundt pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together cake mix,sugar and cocoa.
  3. Add eggs, Oil, Rum or extract and Pie filling. Beat until well blended and cherries are chopped up.
  4. Stir in coconut, remaining almonds and chocolate chips.
  5. Pour into prepared pan and bake at 350* for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out clean when tested.
  6. Cool on rack for 10 minutes.
  7. Invert onto rack and cool completely.
  8. Enjoy, Koechin/Ingrid.

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