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15 Delicious Black Forest Cake Recipes That Are Beyond Compare

JANUARY 30, 2023
15 Delicious Black Forest Cake Recipes That Are Beyond Compare
If you’re looking for the ultimate indulgence, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find the best Black Forest Cake recipes, from classic versions to more creative takes. Whether you’re baking for a special occasion or just want to treat yourself, these cakes are sure to please. From fluffy layers of chocolate cake to creamy frostings, these recipes feature all of the flavors you love. So, go ahead and indulge your sweet tooth with these show-stopping cakes. We guarantee you won’t be able to resist a second slice!
Created by Diane

Simple Black Forest Cake

1 8" round cake baked makes this simple layer cake that can be enjoyed anytime
5 min
TOTAL TIME
474
CALORIES
$0.56
PER SERVING
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Simple Black Forest Cake
mashed

Black Forest Cake Recipe

While this cake may look a bit too elaborate to master at home, we assure you it's not. No piping skills are required for any intricate frosting here.
14
1
50 min
TOTAL TIME
1099
CALORIES
$2.45
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Cake Recipe
The Inspired Home Billy Parisi

Black Forest Cake Recipe

This Black Forest Cake recipe from The Inspired Home offers the perfect combination of dark chocolate and cherries for an amazingly delicious dessert!
773
5
769
CALORIES
$1.34
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Cake Recipe
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Cake Whiz

Classic Easy Black Forest Cake Recipe

Quick and easy black forest cake recipe, made with cake mix and simple ingredients. Soft, moist chocolate cake with cherry filling and whipped cream. 
4
3,072
2
50 min
TOTAL TIME
489
CALORIES
$0.82
PER SERVING
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Classic Easy Black Forest Cake Recipe
Beyond Frosting

Black Forest Mousse Cake (No-Bake)

This No-Bake Black Forest Mousse Cake is layers of espresso-soaked lady fingers, a chocolate mousse, cherry pie filling and a whipped cream topping.
3
974
1
20 min
TOTAL TIME
45
CALORIES
$0.11
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Mousse Cake (No-Bake)
SunCakeMom

Black Forest Cake Recipe

Yearning for the flavors of summer or just after a good cake? Make this black forest cake and enjoy a hint of summer anytime!
4
1 hr 30 min
TOTAL TIME
275
CALORIES
$0.83
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Cake Recipe
Rachel Cooks

Black Forest Dump Cake

This black forest dump cake recipe is full of cherries and chocolate — just like it should be. But it is unbelievably easy to make.
1
184
19
1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME
488
CALORIES
$0.87
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Dump Cake
Bianca Zapatka

Black Forest Cake Roll

This Black Forst Cake Roll is a fluffy Vegan Chocolate Sponge Cake with a cherry cream filling rolled into a Yule Log. Making it vegan is easier than you think and it only needs a few minutes to prepare! Impress everyone with this show-stopping simple and delicious dessert.
6
36
5
30 min
TOTAL TIME
523
CALORIES
$0.77
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Cake Roll
Let the Baking Begin

Flourless Black Forest Cake

Simple flourless chocolate cake made with boozy cherries anda homemade whipped cream.
230
45 min
TOTAL TIME
706
CALORIES
$2.08
PER SERVING
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Flourless Black Forest Cake
The Recipe Critic

Black Forest Cake

Black forest cake is just as beautiful as it is delicious! Topped with cream, cherries, and beautifully curled chocolate, this cake is a total show stopper! It will definitely get a "WOW!" out of your guests!
2
216
219
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME
960
CALORIES
$3.71
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Cake
The Busy Baker

No Bake Black Forest Icebox Cake

This No Bake Black Forest Icebox Cake is such an easy to make, cool and refreshing summer dessert!
3,271
11
20 min
TOTAL TIME
573
CALORIES
$1.23
PER SERVING
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No Bake Black Forest Icebox Cake
Also The Crumbs Please

Traditional German Black Forest Cake Recipe

The Black Forest cake is a traditional German dessert that is a must for many special occasions, from a wedding anniversary to a birthday celebration. It's traditionally served with whipped cream and cherries on top of a chocolate sponge cake that has been soaked in cherry syrup or kirsch.
128
69
292
9 hr 35 min
TOTAL TIME
507
CALORIES
$1.50
PER SERVING
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Traditional German Black Forest Cake Recipe
Taste of Home

Black Forest Upside-Down Cake

The divine flavors of this simple Black Forest cake will impress your guests and leave you with many requests for the recipe! —Kimberly Campbell, Wheeling, West Virginia
1
1,004
137
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
304
CALORIES
$0.55
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Upside-Down Cake
Coco and Ash

Black Forest Sheet Cake

A moist and delicious sheet cake filled with layers of chocolate, sweet cherries, and fluffy cream for the perfect indulgent treat.
602
5
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
334
CALORIES
$0.67
PER SERVING
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Black Forest Sheet Cake
Gardening foodie

Buttermilk Black Forest Cake

This classic Buttermilk Black Forest Cake sandwiched with pillowy soft cream and topped with chocolate ganache makes an impressive bake. Rich, decadent, and super easy to make it is perfect for any celebration or just an anytime treat.
3
22
45 min
TOTAL TIME
773
CALORIES
$1.98
PER SERVING
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Buttermilk Black Forest Cake
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