Black Forest Cake Recipe

Moist chocolate cake is layered with fluffy white frosting and cherries and chocolate shavings making this cake a absolute addiction.


2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cups cocoa powder, unsweetened
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup coffee, cooled
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla
Homemade cherry pie filling or 1 (21 oz) can cherry pie filling
1/2 semi-sweet baking chocolate bar shaved

2 1/4 cups heavy cream
1 1/2 block cream cheese, room temp
2 1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line 2 9″ round cake pans with parchment paper and spray the edges with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Mix together in large bowl with hand mixer (or stand mixer) sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt until combined.
  4. Visit Black Forest Cake @ for full instructions.

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