Stemilt Cherry & Chocolate Layer Cake

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Jul. 11, 2013

When it is hot outside, baking is often the last thing on your mind, and this simple chilled layer cake has all the delights of a cake without the hours of baking. Full of juicy and sweet Stemilt cherries, generous helpings of freshly whipped chocolate cream and buttery cake, this cake is a summer favorite. And because Stemilt cherries are available all the way up to September, you can enjoy this cake all summer long.

Ingredients

Cherries 5 Cup (80 tbs)
Heavy whipping cream 1 Pint
Confectioners sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cocoa powder 2 Tablespoon
Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
Pound cake 2 (2 standard loaves)

Directions

MAKING

1. Add the cream, cocoa powder, vanilla and sugar to a large mixing bowl and whisk until stiff.

2. Place slices of the pound cake at the bottom of the bowl and layer with whipped cream and cherries until you reach the top of the bowl.

SERVING

3. Garnish with fresh cherries and chocolate shavings on top before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 327Calories from Fat 201

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 23 mg0.96%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 24 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet