Cherry Pie baked in a Chocolate Cake! Piecaken is a fun dessert trend to combine two greats: cake and pie! Talk about a showstopper of a dessert!  A whole cherry pie is baked within a fudgy chocolate cake and it takes just minutes to prepare!

  • 15.25 ounce boxed chocolate cake mix + ingredients to prepare cake mix as noted on box
  • 1 teaspoon Rodelle Organic Chocolate Extract
  • 1/3 cup Rodelle Gourmet Baking Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons prepared coffee
  • 1 prepared 9" cherry pie
  • 1 recipe Chocolate Cool Whip Frosting, prepared
  • 1 cup cherry pie filling
  • chocolate curls to garnish, if desired
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, add cake mix, ingredients noted on box to create cake (typically water, oil and eggs), Rodelle Chocolate Extract, Rodelle Baking Cocoa and coffee.
  3. Stir together until completely combined.
  4. Pour two cups of cake batter into greased 9" springform pan.
  5. Place prepared cherry pie into springform pan and cover with remaining cake batter.
  6. Bake for one hour. Allow cake to completely cool before removing from pan.
  7. Before serving, top with frosting, cherry pie filling and chocolate curls, if desired.

Note: This recipe was prepared for Rodelle by Melanie Makes. Click here to see helpful process photos and read more about this recipe!