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How to make a Layered Mascarpone and Cherry Cake with Chocolate

This cake combines a smooth mascarpone cream with cherries and topped with chocolate shavings.
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How to make a Layered Mascarpone and Cherry Cake with Chocolate

This cake combines a smooth mascarpone cream with cherries and topped with chocolate shavings.
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Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Russian
Allergy: Nut Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 516kcal

Equipment

  • bowl
  • hand mixer
  • Cake spatula
  • Bread knife
  • Cooling rack
  • grater

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup unbleached flour
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 12 oz cool whip
  • 275 grams mascarpone cheese
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 cans cherry pie filling
  • chocolate, grated

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Spray a cake pan so cake doesn't stick.
  • Strain 2 cans of cherry filling into a bowl.
  • Beat eggs and sugar together 2-3 minutes.
  • Lower the speed and add in flour and baking powder
  • Add the batter to the cake pan and transfer to the oven. Bake for about 30 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • With a hand mixer, beat together mascarpone cheese and ¾ cup of sugar for 1 minute.
  • On a lower speed, beat in the cool whip, 2 minutes.
  • After you have removed the baked cake from the oven, cut a very thin layer off the top.
  • Put the sides of the cake pan around the baked cake.
  • Spread a thin layer of the strained cherry juice on the cake for moisture.
  • Top with the strained cherries.
  • Carefully spread the mascarpone cheese mixture on top of the cherries.
  • Grate some chocolate on top of the cake.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours, then enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 932IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 1mg

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