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Black Forest Delight
Black Forest Delight

Black Forest Delight

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Cook Minutes 4 Hr 5 Min
Prep : 20 Min Cook: 3 Hr 45 Min
With its luscious, cherry-infused flavour, this classic cake looks and tastes like it's straight from a gourmet bakery.
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16 Servings
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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1 pkg. (2-layer size) devil's food cake mix
1 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (85 g) Jell-O Cherry Jelly Powder
1/4 cup cold water
2/3 cup sour cream
2/3 cup icing sugar
3 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping
1/3 cup drained maraschino cherries, divided
1 oz. Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate
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Step 1
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Step 2
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round layers. Loosen cakes from sides of pans with knife; cool in pans 15 min.
Step 3
Add boiling water to jelly powder; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pierce cake layers with large fork at 1/2-inch intervals. Pour half the jelly over each cake. Refrigerate 3 hours.
Step 4
Mix sour cream and sugar in medium bowl; gently stir in Cool Whip. Dip bottom of 1 cake pan in warm water 10 sec.; invert cake onto plate. Carefully remove pan; spread cake with 1 cup Cool Whip mixture. Reserve a few cherries for garnish. Chop remaining cherries; sprinkle over cake on plate. Remove remaining cake layer from pan; place on first cake layer. Frost top and sides with remaining Cool Whip mixture.
Step 5
Melt chocolate as directed on package; cool slightly. Drizzle over cake. Garnish with reserved cherries.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
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Few can resist the combination of chocolate and cherries in this rich cake. And since it serves 16, it's a great dessert to serve at your next gathering of friends or family.
How to Drizzle Melted Chocolate
Melt chocolate as directed on package; spoon into small plastic bag. Cut small hole in bottom corner of bag. Use to drizzle chocolate over cake. Or, drizzle chocolate over cake with small spoon.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 15 g
Saturated fat 6 g
30 %
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 320 mg
13 %
Carbohydrate 39 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 26 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A
2 %
Vitamin C
0 %
6 %
10 %
Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (120 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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