Grandma Milne’s Chocolate Cherry Cake with Frosting

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“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.”  –F. Scott Fitzgerald

This is one of grandma’s favorite cake recipes:

Ingredients:

  • 1 devil’s food cake mix
  • 1 (21 oz) cherry pie filling
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract (or you may use vanilla)
  • 2 beaten eggs

Add together by hand until well mixed.  Bake in 13×9 inch greased baking pan at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.

Frost this cake while it is still hot.

Ingredients for Frosting:

1 cup sugar, 5 tablespoons butter, 1/3 cup milk, 1 cup chocolate chips.

In a small saucepan combine: 1 cup sugar, 5 tablespoons butter, 1/3 cup milk and bring to a boil.  Stir constantly while it boils for one minute.  Stir in 1 cup chocolate chips until smooth and then pour over the top of the cake.

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