Tall Black Forest Cake

Tall Black Forest Cake

Bake a classic Black Forest cake with modern appeal. Layers of rich chocolate cake interspersed with whipped cream and cherries make it a classic taste combination. Make it tall by torting the cake layers and leave the sides un-iced for a modern naked cake.
  • AmountApproximately 12 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare two 9 in. round pans with vegetable pan spray.
  2. Prepare cake batter according to package directions using water, oil and eggs. Divide batter between prepared pans. Bake following package directions. Cool 10-15 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely.
  3. Drain cherries well, reserving liquid. Pat cherries dry with napkins. Prepare whipped icing mix following package directions.
  4. Level and torte cake layers, 1 in. high. Place one cake layer on cake circle or serving plate. Spread whipped icing on top. Add layer of cherries; drizzle with reserved liquid. Add second cake layer; press gently. Repeat filling and stacking cake layers. Spread whipped icing on top; sprinkle chocolate curls, if desired; top with remaining cherries. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


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