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Black Forest Cake

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Black Forest Cake
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12
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Devil's food cake mix makes it easy to prepare an impressive, tasty torte that perfectly pairs chocolate and cherries.
May 22, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box

  • 1 pint (2 cups) whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons brandy, if desired
  • 1 can (540 mL) cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans, or spray with baking spray with flour.
  • 2
    Make and bake cake as directed on box for 8- or 9-inch rounds. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until slightly thickened. Gradually beat in icing sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold in brandy. In another small bowl, mix pie filling and almond extract.
  • 4
    On serving plate, place 1 cake layer, rounded side down. Spread with half of the whipped cream, then 1 cup cherry mixture to within 1 inch of edge. Top with second layer, rounded side up. Frost top with remaining whipped cream. Spoon remaining cherry mixture over top. Sprinkle with sliced almonds. Store covered in refrigerator.
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Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Kitchen Tips "Black Forest" usually describes desserts made with chocolate, cherries and whipped cream. If you start with a chilled bowl, the cream will whip up much faster.

Nutrition Information

190 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 28g Total Carbs, 18g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 12
Calories
190
Total Fat
9g
Saturated Fat
2g
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
25mg
Sodium
180mg
Total Carbs
28g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Sugars
18g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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