Black Forest Cake

Total Time
25mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
0 mins

I enjoy making cakes and letting everyone in the neighborhood taste how good I make them. I got this recipe from one of grandma's secret cards.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Drain cherries, reserving 1/2 cup juice.
  2. Combine reserved cherry juice,cherries,granulated sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan.
  3. Cook and stir over low heat until thickened.
  4. Add vanille and stir.
  5. Split each cake layer in half horizontally.
  6. 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.
  7. Reserve 1 and 1/2 cups whipped cream for decorative piping Place one cake layer on serving plate.
  8. Spread with 1 cup whipped cream; top with 3/4 cup cherry topping.
  9. Top with second layer, 1 cup whipped cream and 3/4 cup cherry topping; top with third cake layer.
  10. Frost cake sides with remaining whipped cream; pat gently with reserved cake crumbs.
  11. Spoon reserved 1 and 1/2 cups whipped cream into pastry bag fitted with star tip; pipe around top and bottom edges of cake.
  12. Spoon remaining cherry topping over top of cake.