Chocolate Cherry Cake Filling Recipe

Chocolate Cherry Cake Filling Recipe

This chocolate cherry cake filling recipe is easy to make and easy to like. Tart and rich, it is perfect for a Valentines day cake, birthday cake (for someone who loves cherry flavor) or as one of the flavors within a multi-tiered wedding cake. Note that cherry is considered a “polarizing flavor” in the world of product testing, meaning not everybody likes it. However the level of cherry flavor can be adjusted according to taste here.

Chocolate Cherry is Option #10 in the
Streamlined Layer Cake Filling Menu

Chocolate Cherry Cake Filling Recipe

Streamlined Cake Filling Method

This recipe is one of 11 cake filling flavors in a streamlined cake menu. All the variations are based on these two simple buttercream recipes that work beautifully both as fillings and frosting. A streamlined menu minimizes the amount of work required to make each cake, which is a terrific time-saver in the kitchen, especially for those who run a bakery business.

BASE RECIPE
Chocolate Buttercream Cake Frosting & Filling Smooth Buttercream Frosting Recipes
Components

– Chocolate cake layers
Chocolate buttercream
– Cherry extract
– Chopped cherries (fresh, pitted or frozen)

Chocolate Cherry Cake Filling Recipe

1. Remove the pits from fresh cherries. Alternatively, buy frozen cherries and chop them roughly by hand on a cutting board.

2. Flavor chocolate buttercream to taste with cherry extract to make chocolate cherry flavored buttercream.

3. Using this layer cake filling method, spread a layer of chocolate cherry flavored buttercream onto the cake.

4. Sprinkle the chopped cherries on top of the filling and press them down gently to flatten before adding another cake layer.

Layer Cake Filling in the Pan

5. Wrap the filled cake within its pan entirely in plastic wrap.

6. Freeze or chill the cakes until cold. Follow this link to read more about my cake freezing method.

Suggested Cake Filling Method

Layer Cake Filling in the Pan My preferred method for assembling layer cakes is to build them inside the baking pan. I recommend watching the videos and reading this entire tutorial on how to fill cakes in the pan.

Chocolate Cherry Cake Filling Recipe

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