Decadent Chocolate Cherry Torte


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


  1. 1 package Duncan Hines® Decadent Decadent Triple Chocolate Cake Mix
  2. 1 can (21 oz.) Duncan Hines Comstock® Country Cherry
  3. ¼ tsp. almond extract
  4. 1 (8 oz.) container frozen nondairy whipped topping
  5. ¼ cup toasted sliced almonds, for garnish

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.