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Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

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I adore this Cherry Dr Pepper Cake. My favorite soda in the world is Dr. Pepper and when you put it together with chocolate I am all in. Take your favorite boxed chocolate cake mix and add in the rest for this delicious recipe.

Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix, only using the dry mix
  • 1 1/2 C Cherry Dr. Pepper (12 oz)
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries with no stem (Remove 24 cherries from the jar and set aside)
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 3 C powdered sugar, plus 2 more cups if needed
  • 1 container of chocolate shavings

Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

Cake Directions 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with pam baking spray and set aside
  3. Using a standing mixer, mix together the cake mix and soda until combined
  4. Cut the cherrie’s in half and mix into the batter
  5. Pour the cake batter into the baking dish
  6. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  7. Allow cake to cool completely before frosting

Frosting Directions

  1. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powdered sugar and cherry juice until combined and stiff
  2. If your frosting is thin, add in another cup of powdered sugar
  3. Scoop the frosting onto the cake and and smooth evenly with a angled spatula
  4. Sprinkle the chocolate shavings onto the frosting and add a few cherries
  5. Place into the fridge for an hour to allow the frosting to harden before cutting!
  6. Enjoy your delicious Cherry Dr Pepper Cake!

Cherry Dr Pepper Cake

Servings: 16 servings

Cherry Dr. Pepper Cake

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
 
I adore this Cherry Dr Pepper Cake. My favorite soda in the world is Dr. Pepper and when you put it together with chocolate I am all in. Take your favorite boxed chocolate cake mix and add in the rest for this delicious recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix only using the dry mix
  • 1 1/2 C Dr. Pepper Cherry
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries with no stem Remove 24 cherries from the jar and set aside
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 3 C powdered sugar plus 2 more cups if needed
  • 1 container of chocolate shavings Found at Hobby Lobby

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with pam baking spray and set aside
  3. Using a standing mixer, mix together the cake mix and soda until combined
  4. Cut the cherrie's in half and mix into the batter
  5. Pour the cake batter into the baking dish
  6. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  7. Allow cake to cool completely before frosting

Cherry Frosting:

  1. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powdered sugar and cherry juice until combined and stiff
  2. If your frosting is thin, add in another cup of powdered sugar
  3. Scoop the frosting onto the cake and and smooth evenly with a angled spatula
  4. Sprinkle the chocolate shavings onto the frosting and add a few cherries
  5. Place into the fridge for an hour to allow the frosting to harden before cutting!
  6. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Cherry Dr. Pepper Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 311 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 157mg 7%
Potassium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 52g 17%
Sugars 41g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 7.1%
Calcium 2.1%
Iron 6.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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