Total Time
2hrs
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was a recipe from my grandmother on my dads side, my boys adore it!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. CAKE: Beat eggs,sugar and vanilla until thick and fluffy.
  2. Alternatly fold chocolate and flour into egg mixture (end with flour) Pour into 3 8 inch pans that have been floured and greased well.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350 degree over until tooth pick comes out dry.
  4. Remove from pans after 10 mins and place on rack until completely cool.
  5. SYRUP: Mix sugar and water,bring to a boil stiring to keep from burning.
  6. Cool and mix in Kirsch until well blended.
  7. Prick cakes with tooth picks and pour syrup over all layers.
  8. FILLING: Beat sugar and butter until blended well and mix in egg yolk.
  9. Beat well unit fluffy.
  10. WHIPPED CREAM FROSTING: Fold confectioners sugar into whipped cream.
  11. ASSEMBLY OF CAKE: Spread 1st layer of cake with 1/2 of the filling mixture, drop 1/3 of cherries onto cake evenly.
  12. Repeat for 2nd.
  13. layer.
  14. Place 3rd.
  15. layer on top and cover with the whipped cream mixture,drop remaining cherries on top and shave chocolate curls from chocolate bar.
  16. (I use a sharp paring knife or potato peeler to make the curls.).

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