Blackberry Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

Deneece Gursky Recipe

By Deneece Gursky Smokeygirlxo


One of my daughters coworkers whom is like an adopted son to me asked me if i would make him a cake for his 21st birthday. I gave him a choice of three types and this is what he chose. The cake is wonderful and he passed a slice to everyone at work and even the ups delivery guy lol. (who btw told my daughter that i will now have a stalker because of my amazing cake lol) Anyway it has become well loved by both family and friends, not to mention random delivery guys ; )

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This recipe is truly decadent. I happened to have a pail of fresh blackberries - thanks to my friends at nearby Boyd Mill Farm - and I couldn't imagine a better way to put them to use than in this wonderful cake! Try it... you'll like it!


1 box
white cake mix
1 box
blackberry fusion jello, 3 oz.
blackberry yogurt, single serving carton
1/2 c
1 c
blackberry wine (i used manischewitz)
1 c
blackberries (fresh, not frozen)
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
confectioners sugar
1/2 c
blackberry pie filling (note: my first time making this i couldnt find the pie filling and used blackberry preserves and it was very good)
1/2-3/4 c
sweetened whipped cream
1 c
blackberries, fresh or frozen (if frozen, drained thoroughly)
whipped cream frosting (homemade or your favorite packaged... but not the whipped vanilla flavor.)
large blackberries for decorating (if large, slice the berries in half.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Summer Desserts!

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Kathi Sparks KathiSparks
Jul 18, 2015
I gave this recipe a 5-star rating.
Kathi Sparks KathiSparks
Jul 18, 2015
My son and his fiancé love this cake. I know that when it gets close to her birthday she's going to say, "All I want for my birthday is the blackberry cake". My husband and I don't drink and the first time I made it I hated to see all that wine go to waste. Now when I make it I go ahead and bake the cake two more time and freeze the layers. Then all I have to do is thaw two of the layers, make the filling and frost it. It's never going to be in the freezer very long because someone in our family is going to request it!
mary rhodes maryrhodes267
Jul 3, 2014
I have black berries around my house every where and I've been looking for ways to use them and this sounds like a winner....
jane davis jane205
Apr 7, 2014
Correction: "FUSION" JELLO..My fingers got ahead of my brain.I can not tell you what it is and does,since I have not used it yet..curious just what it does that plain old JELLO doesn't!
jane davis jane205
Apr 7, 2014
I will make the next cake with MOGAN DAVID Blackberry wine. The wine mentioned was not as sweet. I gathered up a few boxes of Infusion JELLO at Walmart..I Love this cake..any way shape and form!!