October 19, 2011

Chocolate cherry cola cake

1 jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries, drained, 1/4 cup liquid reserved 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food cake mix 1 cup cherry cola carbonated beverage 1/2 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 container Betty Crocker® Whipped vanilla frosting 1 cup marshmallow creme 24 maraschino cherries with stems, well drained, if desired 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. Chop cherries; set aside. 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, cola beverage, oil, eggs and 1/4 cup reserved cherry liquid with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in chopped cherries. Pour into pan. 3 Bake 34 to 42 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. 4 In small bowl, mix frosting and marshmallow creme until smooth. Frost cake. Top each piece with 2 cherries with stems. Store loosely covered. www.bettycrocker.com

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