Rich Chocolate Cherry Cake

Posted on Feb 15 2011 in
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Rich Chocolate Cherry Cake (George Washington Cake) Recipe


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3⁄4 cup sugar
  • 3⁄4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • 2 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 can (21 oz.) cherry pie filling
  • 1 pkg. (6 oz.) chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix flour, sugar, oil, eggs, vanilla, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl. Add cherry pie filling, chocolate chips and walnuts and stir until just blended. Pour into greased and floured 9-cup fluted pan or 10-inch tube pan. Bake in 350 F oven for 1 hour. Cool 10 minutes, then remove from pan and cool completely. Before serving sprinkle top with confectioners’ sugar if desired.

Anita Snyder,
West Lafayette, Ind.