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Black Forest Brownie Cake

Black Forest Brownie Cake

  • Author: Jamie Sanders
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 1 hour plus cooling time


If you love brownies, you’ll love this fun and deliciously decadent twist on a Black Forest Cake!  Made with two layers of brownies, cherry pie filling and whipped cream this Black Forest Brownie Cake is so rich and delicious- it will knock your socks off!


  • 2 Family size Boxes Pillsbury™ Brownie mix (plus the ingredients called for on the boxes)
  • 21 oz Can Cherry Pie filling
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • optional diced or chopped almonds for garnish


  1. Prepare brownies according to recipe on box.  Pour batter into 9 inch round pan and bake the minimum time according to directions on box for type of pan.
  2. Let pan cool for a few minutes, then carefully flip brownie out of the pan to cool completely.
  3. While brownies are cooling, place bowl for whipped cream and beaters in the freezer
  4. Just before serving, place 1st brownie layer on serving dish.  Spread half cherry filling over top of brownie.
  5. Beat whipping cream and sugar until stiff peaks form.
  6. Spread half the whipped cream on top of the cherries.
  7. Top whipped cream with 2nd brownie layer.
  8. Top brownies with the remaining cherry pie filling and whipped cream.  Garnish with optional nuts
  9. Store leftovers in fridge.



Recipe Tip: If you use an 8 inch baking pan, you may want to use the smaller size package of brownie mix.