Decadent Chocolate Cherry Torte

Decadent Chocolate Cherry Torte
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This incredible recipe has alternating layers of chocolate cake, stuffed with sweet cherries and topped off with whipped cream and almonds.Recipe courtesy of Ready Set Eat
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Decadent Chocolate Cherry Torte
Total time: 1.07 hours
  • pam® baking spray
  • 1 package (15.25 oz each) duncan hines® signature triple chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 can (21 oz each) duncan hines® comstock® original country cherry pie filling & topping
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 package (8 oz each) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • sliced almonds, for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray two 8-inch round cake pans with baking spray.
  3. Prepare, bake and cool cake according to package directions for 8-inch cakes.
  4. Combine cherry pie filling and almond extract in small bowl.
  5. Stir until blended.
  6. To assemble, place 1 cake layer on serving plate.
  7. Spread with 1 cup whipped topping, then half the cherry pie filling mixture.
  8. Top with second layer.
  9. Spread remaining pie filling to within 1½" of cake edge.
  10. Decorate cake edge with remaining whipped topping.
  11. Garnish with sliced almonds.