Susan's Black Forest Cake

Susan Feliciano


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 votes
15 Min
35 Min


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


1Prepare 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.
2Place 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.
3Place second layer on top of the first layer, and complete as above.
4Place 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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy