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susan's black forest cake

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Susan Feliciano
Oak Ridge, TN

Seeing Bea's recipe for a Black Forest cake (YUMM!) made me remember I had a similar recipe. Bea's is obviously more homemade than this one, but this one is very easy and people like it.

★★★★★ 3
serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For susan's black forest cake

  • 1 box
    duncan hines devil's food cake mix
  • 3
  • 1/2 stick
    melted butter
  • 12 oz
    can cherry soda or cherry coke
  • 1 can
    cherry pie filling
  • 2 can
    rediwhip real cream topping
  • chocolate shavings

How To Make susan's black forest cake

  • 1
    Prepare cake according to package directions, using the eggs, butter, and can of cherry soda. Bake in 3 8" cake pans. Cool completely according to directions on cake mix.
  • 2
    Place 1 layer on cake serving plate. Pipe a ring around the outside top of the layer about 1 1/2 inches wide and 1 inch high with the whipped cream. Spoon 1/3 of the cherry pie filling inside the ring.
  • 3
    Place second layer on top of the first layer, and complete as above.
  • 4
    Place third layer on very top. This time Pipe the whipped cream all over the top, making it shallower in the center. Spoon the remaining pie filling in the center of the top of the cake. Decorate with chocolate shavings if desired.

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