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Decadent Chocolate Cherry Torte

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Alternating layers of Duncan Hines triple chocolate cake, juicy cherry filling, and whipped cream are topped with crunch almond slivers.

  • Hands-On Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
  • Servings: 12 to 16
  • Difficulty: Super Simple
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Ingredients


Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 8" round cake pans.
  2. Prepare, bake and cool cake according to package directions.
  3. Combine cherry pie filling and almond extract in small bowl. Stir until blended.
  4. To assemble, place 1 cake layer on serving plate.
  5. Spread with 1 cup whipped topping, then half the cherry pie filling mixture. Top with second layer.
  6. Spread remaining pie filling to within 1½" of cake edge.
  7. Decorate cake edge with remaining whipped topping. Garnish with sliced almonds.

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Very Cherry Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Very Cherry Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I chop my cherries(2 jars 10oz.) and sprinkle on top of brown sugar/butter mixture. Also I use a 20oz. can of crushed pineapple(drained) instead of the pineapple rings. It covers the top of the whole cake and this way everybody gets cherries and pineapples. We love marachino cherries. I call my cake very cherry pineapple upside down cake.


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Make sure to always read the recipe through first before baking. Never use butter that is either too hard or too soft. A large part of your cookie baking success depends on the temperature of the butter. Remove butter from the refrigerator, cut into chunks and leave to cool at room temperature. Butter should be soft yet still slightly firm before being added to the cookie dough. If you use melted butter or butter that is too soft the dough will get runny and w





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