Quick Black Forest Cake

Quick Black Forest Cake


"This version of Black Forest cake gets you an easy, delicious, and moist cake by using cherry pie filling and devil's food cake mix."


servings 263 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.7g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix together: cake mix, beaten eggs, almond extract, cherry pie filling and 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips. Stir until just combined. Pour batter into a greased 9x13 inch pan.
  3. Bake in a 350 degree F (175 degree C) oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove cake from oven and let cool.
  4. To Make Glaze: Heat 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, butter or margarine, and milk in a saucepan over medium high heat. Once semisweet chocolate chips are melted and mixture is combined stir in confectioners' sugar.
  5. Spread glaze over cooled cake. Serve cake as is or with whipped cream and a cherry.
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  1. 268 Ratings


Today is my son's birthday and this is the third year he has requested this cake. I mix the cake according to the directions and it comes out moist and fudgy. The almond extract really complimen...

I made this cake in a bundt pan and drizzled cherry pie filling on top of the chocolate glaze. It was wonderful!

Divine and easy. Hubby gave 5 stars and he is hard to please. I used Pillsbury moist supreme devil. I added 1/2 c oil & 1/2 c water. I also placed batter in 2 greased 9 inch cake pans baked 30-3...

Okay, I hesitated giving this five stars because I didn't really make this. I had every intention of making it. I went to my cupboard (like old Mother Hubbard) and all I had was a caramel cake m...

This is hands down a great recipe! We have used it for 4 years for our church dinner theater and I just pass the recipes out to the cake bakers and the all 25 cakes come back perfect! It's alm...

Just made this cake for my husband's birthday and it turned out great. I made the cake almost to the recipe but made only minor changes. Instead of regular chocolate chips which some people on h...

Well, my hubby requested BFC for his birthday this year, so I made this one. Not so great! First off, the cake ends up being a little bit dry, because there is hardly any moisture in the cake i...

I made this cake twice in a weekend for birthday's and it was a hit! I made the cake as directed but instead of the chocolate topping I put real whip cream and mixed it with mini chcoclate chip...

Made this one for an anniversary. Easy and really moist. I used vanilla extract instead of almond and spinkled walnut pieces on the chocolate glaze while it was still warm.