Black Forest Cake

1
Christa Arwood

By
@leibersol

Using a box mix makes this cake super simple

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    duncan hines swiss chocolate cake mix
  • 1 1/2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 14 oz
    can of tart cherries in water
  • 1
    bar of dark or semi sweet chocolate for garnish
  • ·
    cherry brandy

How to Make Black Forest Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions (this will add eggs and vegetable oil to the ingredient list)
  2. once cakes have been moved to wire racks from pan to cool and while cakes are still warm brush or spritz with cherry brandy. For a less alcoholic taste you can mix brandy and the cherry water from the canned cherries and brush this on your cake.
  3. Whip cream and frost center of cake. Add drained chopped cherries on top of cream. Top with second cake layer. Frost with remaining cream. Garnish top with whole cherries. either reserved from the canned cherries or maraschino cherries if you prefer a brighter look. Shave chocolate bar and coat sides with the chocolate. Also you can sprinkle the chocolate on top

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About Black Forest Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Hashtags: #cherry, #german




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