We tested this recipe with Philadelphia ready-to-eat cheesecake filling. You'll find it in the dairy case with cream cheese products.
OK, listen up people - It is called easy black forest cake. It IS easy. It IS GOOD! If you reviewers who are saying bad things about canned pie filling and boxed cake mix are so against these shortcuts, then go look up other recipes! Do not knock this one which is not only super easy, but also very delicious and showy. You food snobs can go elsewhere, we who enjoy good food that doesn't take days to prepare will be feasting on the most moist delicious Black Forest cake ever!Read More
I agree, Snobby Brit!Read More
No one says you have to look at American recipes or make them. If you hate them, look elsewhere. Not everyone has time to make everything from scratch.
would never attempt I too agree with the British fellow. nothing beats a homemade cake even my husband can tell the boxed stuffRead More
Everyone at the party loved this cake. It was very moist. It is very rich though, so will serve about 20 people. Not healtly or low fat, but for a treat once a year, it is perfect and very easy.Read More
I have made this many times, always to rave reviews. It is the pefect "wow" cake when I don't have loads of time to be fussy. Unlike some other reviewers, I appreciate a few quick recipes thrown in with the scratch recipes. Different times of my life need both options.Read More
I agree; it's a shame that this site would post "semi-homemade" recipes. If you need to price some of the ingredients, this is not a cheap cake to make! Canned pie filling runs at least $3.50 (if not more!); the cheesecake filling, loaded with preservatives, is easily $3.00 or more, depending on your local grocery store. Opt out of this one, fellow bakers, and make one from scratch...it's not as hard or as intimidating as it looks!Read More
I agree with Strisha52 and Xromos. Please give us recipes with REAL ingredients. There are too many chemicals in the mixes.Read More
A good help to one of the blackforest cake fanatics, like me more power!Read More
A great WOW cake, very moist And loaded with flavor, a keeper for sureRead More
This is a mess of flavors. It is too sweet with a disgusting spectrum of flavors. Also I agree with the British guy on the ingredients.Read More
It's the usual fake American Menues - why can't you give us a real menue with things like flour sugar milk eggs and home made fillings - not supermarket bought stuff. I'm British and hate this cheap American way.Read More
been wanting a black forest cake i used to buy at king soopers in colorado. this was awesome. I did add homemade whipped cream to the cheesecake to lighten it up and couldnt find chocolate extract. this really is a great recipe.Read More
I really like the idea of this cake. I tweaked the recipe. I did use the cake recipe, however, I don't like cherry pie filling or canned frosting. I made the cherry topping from "Vanilla Cheesecake with Cherry Topping" recipe and increased the amount of cornstarch so it wasn't as runny. Also I made a simple poured ganache instead of the frosting suggested in the recipe. It turned out very good. Was simple to make.Read More
This cake is outstanding! I made the cake for our company christmas party. My father-in-law doesn't like cherries, so I too used strawberry preserves instead. All the employees loved it! One person said it was the best cake she'd ever had.Read More