Black Forrest Cake

Black Forrest Cake Recipe

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Beth Ellefson

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@belle2354

This is my favorite cake, how can you go wrong with chocolate and cherries!

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Ingredients

  • 2 can(s)
    (20 oz) tart pitted cherries, undrained
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
    cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    9 inch chocolate cake layers, baked and cooled
  • 3 c
    cold whipping cream
  • 1/3 c
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Black Forrest Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Drain cherries, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Combine reserved cherry juice, cherries, granulated sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until thickened. Add vanilla and stir.
  2. Split each cake layer in half horizontally. Crumble one half layer; set aside.
  3. Beat cold whipping cream and the confectioners sugar in large bowl with an electric mixer set at high speed until stiff speaks form. Reserve 1 1/2 cups whipped cream for decorative piping.
  4. Place one cake layer on serving plate. Spread with 1 cup whipped cream; top with 3/4 cup cherry topping. Top with second layer, 1 cup whipped cream and 3/4 cup cherry topping; with with third cake layer.
  5. Frost cake sides with remaining whipped cream; pat gently with reserved cake crumbs.
  6. Spoon reserved 1 1/2 cups whipped cream into pastry bag fitted wit star tip; pipe around top and bottom edges of cake. Spoon remaining cherry topping over top of cake.

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About Black Forrest Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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