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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 CakeCake 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

 
Ingredients
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix, only using the dry mix
  • 1½ C Dr. Pepper Cherry, softened
  • 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
  8. Cherry Frosting :
  9. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powdered sugar and cherry juice until combined and stiff
  10. If your frosting is thin, add in another cup of powdered sugar
  11. Scoop the frosting onto the cake and and smooth evenly with a angled spatula
  12. Sprinkle the chocolate shavings onto the frosting and add a few cherries
  13. Place into the fridge for an hour to allow the frosting to harden before cutting!
  14. Enjoy!

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