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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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Ingredients


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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Tips

ingredient swap baking with soda

ingredient swap baking with soda

to reduce the fat and cholesterol in a cake just add a can of diet soda instead of the eggs and oil/shortening, then make and bake as usual. With the different flavors of soda you can make some tasty combinations. Like root beer in chocolate cake mix


Glaze

Glaze

Before frosting a bunt cake I always put my frosting in a. Microwave for 25 secs then stir and pour the amount into a quart size Baggie then snip the edge off and you proceed to drizzle your cake. This allows a great look and easy clean up





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