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       Title: Black Forest Cake # 4
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 1 servings
       2 c  All purpose flour
            (plus 2 tb. flour)
   1 1/2 ts Baking powder
     3/4 ts Baking soda
     3/4 ts Salt
       2 c  Sugar
     3/4 c  Cocoa
     1/2 c  Shortening
       3    Eggs
       1 c  Milk
       1 tb Vanilla
       3 c  Whipping cream
     1/3 c  Powdered sugar; sifted
       1 cn Cherry pie filling/21 oz
   Combine first 6 ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir until
   well mixed. Add shortening, milk and vanilla; beat mixture
   3 minutes at Low speed of electric mixer, scraping sides of
   bowl occasionally. Grease 2 (9") round cake pans; line
   bottoms with waxed paper. Pour batter into pans. Bake at
   350` for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick
   inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10
   minutes; remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire
   Split cake layers in half horizontally to make 4 layers.
   Make fine crumbs, using 1 cake layer; set crumbs aside.
   Beat whipping cream until foamy; gradually add powdered
   sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Place 1 cake layer on
   cake platter; spread with 1 cup whipped cream, and top with
   3/4 cup cherry pie filling.  Repeat with 2nd layer, and
   then top with 3rd cake layer. Frost sides and top with
   whipped cream, reserving a small amount for garnish.
   Pat cake crumbs generously around sides of cake. Spoon or
   pipe whipped cream around top of cake; spoon remaining pie
   filling on center of top. Chill well.
   NOTE: You can add several layers as required by baking more