RED VELVET CHERRY TORTE

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RED VELVET CHERRY TORTE

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Cook Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

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  • 1

    package Duncan Hines® Moist Deluxe® Red Velvet Cake Mix

  • 4

    eggs

  • 1

    cup milk

  • ½

    cup oil

  • 1

    (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling

  • ¼

    teaspoon almond extract

  • 1

    (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1

    cup Cool Whip

  • 1

    cup powdered sugar

  • ½

    teaspoon vanilla

  • ¼

    cup toasted sliced almonds, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9" round cake pans. Combine cake mix, eggs, milk, and oil. With electric mixer, beat on low for 30 seconds. Continue beating on medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake and cool cake according to package directons. While cake is cooling, beat cream cheese, Cool Whip, powdered sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Refrigerate. Combine cherry pie filling and almond extract in small bowl, stir. Refrigerate. When cake has cooled, place one cake layer on serving plate. Spread with 1/2 of the cream cheese mixture; then, half of the pie filling mixture. Top with second layer. Spread remaining pie filling mixture to within 1 1/2" of cake edge. Decorate cake edge with remaining cream cheese mixture. If desired, garnish with sliced almonds. Store in refrigerator.


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