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Black Forest Cake Recipe
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Black Forest Cake Recipe

1 Hour 30 Minutes
30 Min Prep
1 Hr 30 Min Cook
Make our Black Forest Cake Recipe for any special occasion! Featuring chocolate and cherry flavors, our Black Forest Cake Recipe is tasty and easy to make.
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding
1 can (21 oz.) cherry pie filling, drained
1/4 cup Kirsch (cherry brandy)
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Extra Creamy Whipped Topping, thawed, divided
1 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, coarsely grated
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Please use alcohol responsibly.
Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round cake layers, blending dry pudding mix into batter before pouring into prepared pans. Cool cakes in pans 15 min. Invert onto wire racks; gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
3
Mix cherry pie filling and kirsch. Reserve 1/2 cup each of the cherry mixture and COOL WHIP for garnish; spoon remaining cherry mixture onto 1 cake layer on plate. Cover with 1 cup of the remaining COOL WHIP and second cake layer.
4
Spread 1-1/2 cups of the remaining COOL WHIP onto top and side of cake. Top with dollops of the remaining COOL WHIP. Garnish with reserved cherry mixture and grated chocolate. Keep refrigerated.
Kitchen Tips
Substitute
Substitute 1/2 tsp. almond extract for the kirsch.
Substitute
Prepare using regular COOL WHIP or COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
Nutrition
Calories
280
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
13%
Saturated Fat 4.5g
23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg
8%
Sodium 400mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates 46g
17%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 32g
64%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
6%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
16 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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