Recipe courtesy of Katie Lee
Show: The Kitchen
Episode: Oktoberfest
Save Recipe Print
Black Forest Cake
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Cake:
Cream:
Cherries:

Directions

For the cake: Make the cake according to the package instructions, but substitute half of the water with coffee, and the other half with buttermilk (most likely it will call for 1 cup total of water). Bake in two 8-inch round cake pans according to package instructions. Let the cakes cool completely.

For the cream: Using an electric mixer, beat the cream, sugar and almond extract together in a large bowl until stiff peaks form.

For the cherries: Combine the cherries and kirsch in a small bowl.

To assemble: Use a serrated knife to cut the cakes in half horizontally. Create layers of cake, cherries and whipped cream, repeating. Top the cake with whipped cream, a few cherries and chocolate shavings.

More from:

The Kitchen

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Sushi Brain 00:53

This sushi brain is the most delicious way to creep out your friends.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Apple Cake "Tatin"

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Black Bean, Lentil and Eggplant Chili

Recipe courtesy of Taylor Cook|James Seppi

Perfect Pumpkin Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Angel Food Cake

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Carrot and Pineapple Cake

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Plum Cake "Tatin"

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.