Black Forest Cake

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 12-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain cherries, reserving 1/2 cup juice.
  • Combine reserved cherry juice, cherries, granulated sugar and cornstarch in saucepan.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until thickened.
  • Add vanilla and stir.
  • Split each cake layer in half horizontally.
  • Crumble one half layer, set aside.
  • Beat cold whipping cream and the confectioner's sugar in large bowl with an electric mixer set at high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • Reserve 1 1/2 cups whipped cream for decorative piping.
  • Place one cake layer on serving plate.
  • Spread with 1 cup whipped cream; top with 3/4 cup cherry topping.
  • Top with second cake layer, 1 cup whipped cream and 3/4 cup cherry topping; top with third cake layer.
  • Frost cake sides with remaining whipped cream; pat gently with reserved cake crumbs.
  • Spoon reserved 1 1/2 cups whipped cream into pastry bag fitted with star tip; pipe around top and bottom edges of cake.
  • Spoon remaining cherry topping over top of cake.
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