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Chocolate Cranberry Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins

A delicious, and moist chocolate cake made with chopped fresh cranberries. 

Course: Dessert
Keyword: chocolate cake mix, chocolate frosting, fresh cranberries, raspberry candies
Servings: 8 servings
  • 1 18 oz package devils food cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 16 oz can chocolate frosting
  • 1 2.5 oz package raspberry creme candies, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350º Grease and flour two 9-in round baking pans.
  2. In a medium bowl place chopped cranberries, sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar.
  3. Set cranberries/sugar mixture aside for 2 to 4 hours. Drain cranberries.
  4. In a large bowl combine cake mix, water, oil, and eggs. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds, beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in chopped cranberries and pecans. Pour into prepared pans. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pans for 5 minutes, remove from pans to wire rack, cool completely.
  6. Frost cake with chocolate frosting.
  7. Decorate top with raspberry candies, optional.
Recipe Notes

Chocolate Cranberry Cake is topped with delicious raspberry candies by Tootsie Roll Candies