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       Title: Black Forest Pudding Cake
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 8 Servings
   1 1/4 c  Sugar
       1 c  Flour
       3 tb Cocoa, unsweetened
       2 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/3 c  Butter, melted
   1 1/2 ts Vanilla
     1/2 c  Packed brown sugar
     1/4 c  Cocoa, unsweetened
   1 1/4 c  Hot water
     1/4 c  Kirsch or 2 tb. water plus
            1/2 ts almond or rum extract
       1    Can cherry pie filling
   Preheat oven to 350.  In a medium-size bowl, combine 3/4 cup of the sugar,
   flour, three tablespoons of the cocoa, baking powder and salt.  Blend in
   milk, melted butter and vanilla; beat until smooth.  Spread into an 8 inch
   square pan.
   In a small bowl, combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar and
   remaining 1/4 cup cocoa; sprinkle mixture evenly over batter.
   Combine hot water and kirsch; pour over batter.  Do not stir.
   Bake for 40 minutes, or until center is almost set.  Let stand 15 minutes.
   Transfer to dessert dishes and spoon pudding from bottom of pan over cake.
   Serve with cherry pie filling as sauce.  (great without the cherry pie
   filling, and/or with whipped cream.)