Dark Chocolate Cherry Torte
Additional ingredients to prepare cake mix per package instructions
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
3/4 cup cold heavy cream
1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling
Chocolate curls or grated chocolate
PREPARE cake batter according to package instructions. Mix almond extract into batter. Divide into 3 prepared (9-inch) round cake pans. Bake and cool according to package instructions, but reduce baking time to 19 to 22 minutes.
BEAT cream in large bowl with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Blend in frosting.
LEVEL all cake layers with long serrated knife. Place 1 cake layer on serving plate. Top with 3/4 cup frosting mixture. Spoon 1/3 of pie filling over frosting mixture. Repeat all layers two more times. Sprinkle lightly with chocolate, if desired. Chill until ready to serve.
Serving Size (1 slice, 1/16 of recipe), Calories 310 (Calories from Fat 140), Total Fat 16g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat g), Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 290mg, Total Carbohydrate 41g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 26g), Protein 3g, Potassium mg, thiamine mg, Riboflavin mg, niacin mg, Folate mg, Vitamin B6 mg, Vitamin B12 mcg, Vitamin A mg, Vitamin C mg, Vitamin D mg, Calcium mg, Iron mg.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.