Black Forest Delight

Black Forest Delight Recipe

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Bernice Mosteller


This is a very delicious cake.


★★★★★ 1 vote

It all depends how you slice it.
4 Hr
30 Min


  • 1 pkg
    devill's foof cake mix ( 2 layers )
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 1--3 ozs. pkg
    jell-o cherry flavored gelatin
  • 1/4 c
    cold water
  • 2/3 c
    sour cream
  • 2/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1----8 oz
    cool whip ( whipped topping thawed )
  • 1/3 c
    drained maraschino cherries, divided
  • 1/4 c
    chocolate fudge topping ( drizzle over top)


How to Make Black Forest Delight


  1. Prepare cake batter and pour into greased & flour cake pans ( 2-9 inch) layer round pans. ) Bake as directed on package. Loosen cakes from sides of pans with knife; cool in pans for 15 mins.
  2. Add boiling water to gelatin mix; Stir 2 mins until dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pierce cake with large fork at 1/2 inch intervals. Pour half of the gelatin over each cake layer while still in the pans. Refrigerate 3 hours.
  3. Mix sour cream and sugar in medium bowl. Gently fold in cool whip.Dip bottom of i cake pan in warm water for 10 seconds to loosen; invert cake onto plate carefully remove pan. spread cake with 1 cup of cool whip mixture.
  4. chop 1/2 of the cherries and sprinkle over cake that has the cool whip on it Remove remaining cake layer from pan; place on the first layer Frost top and sides with remaining cool whip
  5. Drizzle chocolate over top of cake in pretty directions. Garnish with the reserved cherries. Store in refrigerator.
  6. I drain my cherries on a paper towel while I am making the cake. You can also melt a square of semi-sweet chocolate bar instead of the chocolate fudge syrup. It's you choice!

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About Black Forest Delight

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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