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Black Forest Layer Cake

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Alternate layers of Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake, red cherries and pure white whipped cream filling make this Black Forest Torte visually and taste-fully enchanting.

  • Hands-On Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • Servings: 12 Slices
  • Difficulty: Pretty Easy
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Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 8-inch round cake pans.
  2. Combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs in large bowl.
  3. Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pans.
  4. Bake 26 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Cool cakes on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove cakes from pans and cool completely.
  6. Pour heavy cream into a large bowl. Beat cream with an electric mixer at medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in confectioner’s sugar. (Do not overbeat.)
  7. Spread 2/3 of cherry pie filling on flat side of one cake layer, leaving a 1-inch border all around. Spread half the whipped cream over cherry pie filling. Top with second cake layer, then spoon pie filling in center of cake. Top with remaining whipped cream.

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layered flavor

layered flavor

mom always used raspberry jam between the layers as well as on top, allowed a minute for it to set in and then frosted with rich chocolate frosting. Today I use raspberry, blackberry, strawberry..... what is your favorite jam? works on cupcakes too.


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