Cherry Dream Cake

“I serve this cherry cake for holidays because it’s so festive and easy. No one will know your secret is adding a package of cherry gelatin to a boxed cake mix!” —Margaret McNeil, Germantown, Tennessee

Cherry dream cake recipe
Cherry Dream Cake
Cherry Dream Cake
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
20people 15minutes 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
20people 15minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions, using a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  2. Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Cool cake on a wire rack for 3-5 minutes. Poke holes in cake with a meat fork or wooden skewer; gradually pour gelatin over cake. Cool for 15 minutes. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Fold in whipped topping. Carefully spread over cake. Top with the pie filling. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 164 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 251mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fibre), 3g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges 

1-1/2 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.