Black Forest Cake

Prep time: 40 min Ready in: 40 min

1 can (20 oz.) cherry pie filling , drained
1/4 cup kirsch brandy *
2 (9-inch) chocolate cake layers
1 tub (16 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping , thawed
Chocolate curls or shavings

* Or use 1/2 teaspoon almond extract.

Mix cherry pie filling and brandy in medium bowl. Spoon evenly
over one cake layer on serving plate, reserving 12 cherries for
garnish. Spread about 2 cups of the whipped topping evenly over
cherries and top with second cake layer.

Frost top and sides of cake with remaining whipped topping,
reserving about 2 cups. Press chocolate curls onto sides of
cake. Pipe reserved whipped topping around base of cake and
on top. Garnish with reserved cherries and additional chocolate
curls. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Makes 12 servings

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe created by Kraft Foods.