Cherry and chocolate are a delicious combination in this black forest torte
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare and bake cake mix as package directs for two 9" round layers. Remove from pans; cool thoroughly.
- In heavy saucepan, over medium heat, melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk. Cook and stir until slightly thickened, about 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in 1 tbsp. milk. Cool 10 minutes.
- Combine fruit cherry filling and extract.
- Place 1 cake layer on serving plate, top side up. With sharp knife, remove crust from top of cake layer to within ½" of edge; top with half the chocolate mixture, then the cherries. Top with second cake layer and remaining chocolate mixture. Garnish as desired.