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Black Forest Cake Recipe

Black Forest Cake is a popular Continental Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2


  • Castor Sugar - 150 g
  • Flour - 90 g
  • Cocoa - 20 g
  • Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Vanilla essence - a few drops
  • Cream - 100 g
  • Grated chocolate - for garnishing
  • Cherries - 50 g
  • Rum - 2 tsp
  • Syrup of Cherries - 1/2 cup
  • Castor Sugar - 2 tsp
  • eggs - 2
  • How to Make Black Forest Cake:

    1. Deseed the cherries and cut into half for decoration.
    2. Sieve the flour, cocoa, baking powder at least 4 to 6 times.
    3. Beat the eggs and sugar placing it in hot water till it is light and fluffy.
    4. Remove from water and add flour by cut and fold method. Add the vanilla essence.
    5. Grease a baking dish and pour this mixture into it.
    6. Bake at 200 C for 30 mins.
    7. Cool the cake and cut horizontally into two parts.
    8. Mix the rum and syrup of cherries and moisten the two parts of the cake with this.
    9. Beat the cream and sugar stiffly, placing it on ice.
    10. Spread the cream on the lower part of cake.
    11. Arrange the cherries and spread the grated chocolate.
    12. Place the other part of the cake on top of this and decorate with the cream, grated chocolate and cherries.
    13. Chill well and serve.


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