Black Forest Cake
1 package fudge or devil's food cake mix
21-oz. can sweet cherry pie filling
1 t. rum extract
1 t. vanilla flavoring
2 eggs at room temperature
1/2 C. sugar
3 T. butter
3 T. milk or half and half
3-oz. semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1/2 t. vanilla
Preheat oven to 350º F. Spray with Pam a 10 or 12-in. tube pan and lightly
Combine cake mix, pie filling, extracts and eggs. Stir until well mixed. Pour
into prepared pan and bake until cake tests done, 30 - 40 minutes. Remove to
rack and cool 15 minutes before turning cake out of baking pan. Immediately pour
glaze over cake.
Combine sugar, butter and milk in microwave-safe bowl. Bring to boil, stir.
Microwave at medium temperature for 2 minutes. Add chocolate chips, stir until
thoroughly blended and glaze is smooth. Chips must be completely melted. If
necessary, return to microwave for 30 seconds. Add vanilla.