Black Forest Layer Cake
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix, prepared and baked according to directions for either 2 8-inch or 9-inch pans-your choice!
  • ½ can dark, sweet cherries
  • 1½ cups heavy cream
  • 4 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 2-3 T. sugar (taste for how much sweetness you like!)
  • fresh cherries for garnish (Can remove pits from bottom so no one sees!)
  • chocolate shavings for garnish
  1. Beat cream, mascarpone and sugar to soft peaks.
  2. Lay one cake on cake plate, top with some cherries and cream.
  3. Top with next cake.
  4. Add more cream and fresh cherries.
  5. Top with chocolate shavings (Create using a veggie peeler across the chocolate)
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at