Black Forest Delight

245 16 servings, 1 piece (120 g) each
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16 servings, 1 piece (120 g) each

With its luscious, cherry-infused flavour, this classic cake looks and tastes like it's straight from a gourmet bakery.

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Melt chocolate as directed on package; cool slightly. Drizzle over cake. Garnish with reserved cherries.

Size Wise

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.


  • 16 servings, 1 piece (120 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1 piece (120 g) each
Calories 290
% Daily Value
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 39g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 26g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* 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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  • lisabisante |

    I made this for a Christmas party and it was a big hit.I don't like sour cream so I used the vanilla frosting prepared in the vanilla snowflake cake on the kraft website.The cake melts in the mouth,so good.

  • silentangel |

    I made this cake last night for my husbands birthday..he's a great fan of chocolate cakes...and eventhough it's not all chocolate he just loved it. He wants me to make it again next year for his birthday!! the only thing I modified a bit was the frosting I split it into 2 different parts and added coacoa powder to make a chocolate can see it on the picture I posted...ENJOY!!