Upside-Down Chocolate Cherry Surprise

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 463
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1 (15-ounce) can Bing red cherries
1 (18 1/4-ounce) box devil's food cake mix
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup cherry flavored soda pop


Open the can of cherries and carefully stir in the almond extract. In a well oiled, preheated 10” Dutch oven, pour the cherry almond mixture. Sprinkle the cherries evenly with the pecans.

Sprinkle the cake mix over the cherries and pecans, then pour the cola over the cake mix as evenly as possible. Bake 35 minutes or until you can smell it. Turn out onto a 12” Dutch oven lid on a lid trivet. Serve hot.

Serves 2 hungry hunters or 6 well fed campers

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 463
Calories from Fat: 123

This Upside-Down Chocolate Cherry Surprise recipe is from the Cast Iron "Covered Wagon" Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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