cherry cake

Best Ever Easy Cherry Cake Recipe

Have you ever had Cherry Cake? If you have never tried my Best Ever Easy Cherry Cake Recipe, you are missing out. This is the perfect cake for a delicious dessert for a weeknight at home or a potluck get together. When you make a cherry cake, everyone will want your recipe.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cherry cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 7316kcal


Cherry Cake Ingredients

  • 1 box cherry chip cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • .3 oz box Jello cherry flavor
  • 10 oz maraschino cherries - drained

Frosting Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter – softened
  • 6 oz cream cheese – softened
  • 3 tsp almond extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-5 tbsp heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 10x15 jelly roll pan with non-stick spray. Line the bottom with parchment paper and spray that (optional).
  • Blend the cherries in a food processor until they turn to small bits. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add the cake mix, eggs, oil, and water and mix until well combined. Stir in the box of jello and the cherries until well mixed.
  • Pour the batter into the baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool completely before icing.
  • Prepare the icing:
  • Mix together the butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and almond extract. Slowly add in the heavy cream, tablespoon at a time, and mix until the desired consistency has been reached.
  • Frost and enjoy!


Calories: 7316kcal | Carbohydrates: 1029g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 344g | Saturated Fat: 113g | Cholesterol: 922mg | Sodium: 4371mg | Potassium: 796mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 804g | Vitamin A: 5915IU | Calcium: 1576mg | Iron: 14.5mg