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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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Cutting Even Squares

Cutting Even Squares

To cut brownies into even squares or rectangles, use a ruler to measure and insert toothpicks to mark your lines.


center "humps" in cake

center "humps" in cake

my mom had this info back in the 70's from a decorating class she took. Back then she would use strips of towels that would fit around the outside of the cake pan. Wet it with cool water and wring it out . . . pin it in place around the outer edge of pan and bake. The reason for the "hump" is that the out edge bakes first and has time to settle leaving the inner "hump". No need to cut off the excess. Wilton makes these insulated strips that I have inherited from mom. Works every time!!!!!





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