Cherry Chocolate Surprise Cake

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 626


1 (18 1/4-ounce) box chocolate cake mix
1 (1-pound, 13-ounce) can cherry pie filling
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 egg
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 whipped cream for topping


Prepare cake mix as directed on box. Pour prepared cake batter into a greased 12-inch Dutch oven. Spoon cherry pie filling in clumps over cake batter. In a small mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese, egg, sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Drop by tablespoons over top of cake. Place lid on oven. Bake, using 8–10 briquettes on bottom and 14–15 on top for 1 hour or until you can smell the cake. Serve warm with whipped cream as topping.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 626
Calories from Fat: 252

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