Black Forest Cake

Recipe by Mary in LA.
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 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 a saucepan.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until thickened.
  • Add vanille and stir.
  • Split each cake layer in half horizontally.
  • Crumble one half layer; set asideBeat cold whipping cream and confectioner's sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • Reserve 1 and 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 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 and 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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