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Chocolate cherry bundt cake

Chocolate cherry bundt cake

A chocolate cherry bundt cake is a rich and moist cake that is packed full with maraschino cherries!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 slices
Calories 484 kcal

Equipment

  • Electric mixer
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • spatula
  • Bundt cake pan

Ingredients
  

Chocolate cherry bundt cake

  • 30 oz maraschino cherries
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • tsp almond extract
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt

Chocolate glaze

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 oz semi-sweet chocolate chopped
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 4 tbsp cherry juice boiling

Instructions
 

For the cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a standard size bundt cake pan. Set aside.
  • Drain the maraschino cherries and coarsely chop with a knife. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together the granulated sugar, vegetable oil, milk, egg, and almond extract.
  • In another medium sized mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and soda, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Fold in the chopped cherries gently into the batter and pour batter into prepared bundt cake pan.
  • Bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Invert on a cake plate and let cool completely.

Chocolate cherry glaze

  • In a microwavable bowl, add the chocolate and butter. Melt at 15 second intervals until mixture is completely melted and smooth. Add in sifted confectioner's sugar and stir until combined. Add in boiling water in small increments until desired consistency is reached for the glaze.
  • Drizzle glaze over cooled bundt cake and top with more cherries as desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 12slicesCalories: 484kcalCarbohydrates: 103gProtein: 7gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 383mgPotassium: 191mgFiber: 5gSugar: 66gVitamin A: 158IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 121mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Chocolate cake, bundt cake, maraschino cherries
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