Cherry Dr. Pepper Cake
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.
Servings: 16 servings
- 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 butter softened
- 3 C powdered sugar plus 2 more cups if needed
- 1 container of chocolate shavings Found at Hobby Lobby
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray a 9x13 baking dish with pam baking spray and set aside
Using a standing mixer, mix together the cake mix and soda until combined
Cut the cherrie's in half and mix into the batter
Pour the cake batter into the baking dish
Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
Allow cake to cool completely before frosting
Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powdered sugar and cherry juice until combined and stiff
If your frosting is thin, add in another cup of powdered sugar
Scoop the frosting onto the cake and and smooth evenly with a angled spatula
Sprinkle the chocolate shavings onto the frosting and add a few cherries
Place into the fridge for an hour to allow the frosting to harden before cutting!
Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 3mg | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.2mg