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Easy Cherry Almond Cake

11 Comments | Written on January 11, 2013 at 5:00 am , by

How about a fast and easy sweet treat for the weekend?  This super simple cake is made with just three ingredients!  All you need is a box of Angel Food Cake Mix, a can of Cherry Pie Filling, and a handful of sliced almonds.

Keep reading to learn how to make this super easy cake!

This cake will puff up in the oven and then deflate a bit as it cools.  I would describe the texture as similar to a sponge cake.  It tastes great cut into squares and served on its own, or with a dollop of whipped cream.

If you love the combination of cherry and almonds, you can punch up the almond flavor even more with the addition of almond extract.  Mix in 1 teaspoon into the batter with the cake mix and cherry pie filling.  When you are looking for a fast and easy dessert, this is sure to do the trick!

Easy Cherry Almond Cake

1 box (16 oz.) angel food cake mix

1 can (21 oz.)  cherry pie filling

1 teaspoon almond extract, optional

1/4 cup sliced almonds

Combine cake mix, pie filling and almond extract (if desired).  Pour into an ungreased 9 x 13 pan and sprinkle with sliced almonds.  Bake at 350 degrees for 28-30 minutes.  The cake will puff up and then deflate a bit as it cools.


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