This quick twist on the classic German chocolate-cherry cake uses boxed cake mix and cherry preserves. Don't skip the kirsch or brandy; it adds that signature Black Forest flavor.

Source: Midwest Living
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Cool thoroughly on a wire rack.

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  • To serve, in a small bowl, stir together spreadable fruit and the kirsch. Cut cake into squares. Top with whipped cream and spreadable fruit mixture. Garnish with chocolate curls. Serve immediately or chill for no more than 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; 9 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 21 mg cholesterol; 276 mg sodium. 16 mg potassium; 46 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 30 g sugar; 2 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 221 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 1 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 25 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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