Myra's friend Connie asked me years ago if I could bake a Black Forest cake, saying it was her favorite. Of course I said yes lol. For her 60th birthday this year we decided to do something special. I got the idea for the sprinkles from a cake someone baked and the ganache from another and thought why not! While not exactly a genuine black forest cake, I call mine a dark forest cake, it's got cherry pie filling, maraschino cherries, dark semi sweet chocolate, devils food cake, whipped cream, mmmm and Its easy, it's fun and people love it, after all isn't that what cooking is all about? enjoy!