Eggless Black Forest Cakeby Deviyani SrivastavaCreated on Feb 19th

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Eggless Black Forest Cakeby Deviyani Srivastava
  • Prep Time50mins
  • Cook Time35mins
  • Serves4People
Eggless Black Forest Cake

Ingredients

  • For eggless chocolate cake:
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour/atta
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Juice of 1 lemon (1 tbsp)
  • For the icing:
  • 200 ml chilled amul fresh cream
  • 5 tbsp icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp chopped red cherries
  • 7 to 8 tbsp grated chocolate
  • A few whole cherries for decoration

Steps

  1. Grease a round baking pan, preheat your oven to 200 degrees celsius.
  2. Seive whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, a pinch of salt, baking soda in a a bowl and keep aside.
  3. In another bowl, take 3/4 cup sugar, add 1 cup of cold water and stir so that the sugar dissolves. Add in the 1/4 cup oil and stir briskly so that everything is mixed well.
  4. Add in juice of one (1 tbsp) lime followed by 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract. Mix well.
  5. Add the sieved dry ingredients to the wet mixture. Mix everything well so no lumps form in the cake batter.
  6. Pour the cake batter in the prepared cake pan. bake the cake in a preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Insert a toothpick in the middle, if it comes out clean your cake is ready. Let cool completely.
  7. When cooled, carefully slice the cake in 3 layers and keep separately.
  8. Whisk cream and icing sugar till you get stiff peaks. Sprinkle some sugar syrup on the cake evenly(Base layer) and lather on some cream. Sprinkle some chopped cherries and place the second cake layer.
  9. Repeat again the second layer cake finally top with whipped cream and cover the sides also.
  10. Sprinkle chocolate shavings on the side and on the middle of the cake and garnish with whole cherries.
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    Deviyani Srivastava 2 months ago

    Happy to know you liked it @Hardeep

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    Deviyani Srivastava 2 months ago

    Baking Soda @chetna

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    chetna maheshwari 2 months ago

    In it baking soda is used or baking powder..pls tell

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    Hardeep Kaur 2 months ago

    I baked in microwave convection and the result was awesome... Thanks for sharing such a lovely cake recipe

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    Ujwala Randive 4 months ago

    nice recipee I will try definately

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    Deviyani Srivastava 5 months ago

    No

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    Veena Daswani 5 months ago

    can it be baked in microwave?

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    Deviyani Srivastava 5 months ago

    Lovely!

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    Isha v 5 months ago

    I did in convection mode

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    Isha v 5 months ago

    yes i posted a pic of my cake .. I followed ur recipe stepwise n it came out osm

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    Deviyani Srivastava 5 months ago

    @Rita: you can give it a try.

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    Deviyani Srivastava 5 months ago

    Hi Isha v, did you take a picture?

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    Isha v 5 months ago

    I tried n I liked it

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    Rita Gohil 5 months ago

    I hv oven but I m not using it thats why I m asking u

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    Deviyani Srivastava 5 months ago

    Hi Rita, you need a normal OTG for it. I don't know what grille oven is. If you have been using that to make your cakes then I don't think there should be any problem.

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    Rita Gohil 5 months ago

    can I make this cake in grille oven

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    Deviyani Srivastava 5 months ago

    8X8 inch baking pan

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    Reena Andavarapu 5 months ago

    Awesome!! Exact size of baking pan??

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    Sushma Chaudhari 5 months ago

    thnx Deviyani

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    Deviyani Srivastava 5 months ago

    @Sushma: No! It will not be the same.

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    Rita Gohil 5 months ago

    woow I will try

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    Sushma Chaudhari 5 months ago

    can I use a pressure cooker instead of oven

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    Anasuya Sahoo 5 months ago

    delicious

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    Antara Navin 8 months ago

    :)

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    Deviyani Srivastava 8 months ago

    Thanks Antara! You are very sweet. You just made my day. I am really glad you like it Antara. 😊

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    Antara Navin 8 months ago

    Everytime I see this post sticked to the front page, the pic attracts me so much that my finger moves to like it; only I realise that I have already liked the pic. Its so much perfect ; it actually inspires me .. :) Thanks for sharing.

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    Deviyani Srivastava 8 months ago

    😊

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    Avneet Chopra 8 months ago

    wow.. it's sounds yummy

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    Geeta Chaudhari 8 months ago

    yummy.n so simple.thanks

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    Veena Kalia 8 months ago

    yummy

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    Deviyani Srivastava 8 months ago

    I have standard measuremnt cups which I use. I use the proportion 1 cup = 340 gms 1/2 cup = 170 gms and so on. Hope it works for you.

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    Khushboo Rathod Bendale 8 months ago

    cup means which size or what amount

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    Shoba Bharathraj 8 months ago

    wow.....tempting cake

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    Deviyani Srivastava 9 months ago

    If not lime, lemon works fine too.

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    sangeeta l 9 months ago

    any substitute for lime juice...looks like a yummy cake

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    Deviyani Srivastava 9 months ago

    Any chocolate will do as long as it is solid.

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    Isha v 9 months ago

    compound chocolate means dark chocolate? thnx for replying

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    Deviyani Srivastava 9 months ago

    Isha v : Melt chocolate compound in cream in a microwave. Although you don't really need ganache here.

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    Isha v 9 months ago

    for ganache? what to do

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    Deviyani Srivastava 9 months ago

    Shilpi sinha... Please read step 3.

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    Shilpi Shinha 9 months ago

    how to make sugar syrup.

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    Deviyani Srivastava 10 months ago

    No, Cadburys chocolate melts very fast. But if no other option then use that.

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    prabha priya n 10 months ago

    thanks can we freeze cadburies dairy milk and grate them ??

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    Deviyani Srivastava 10 months ago

    @Prabha you get morde chocolate slab. Chill it then grate or just chop with a knife. For greasing the tray I would suggest an odourless oil or unsalted butter also works well.

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    prabha priya n 10 months ago

    how to grease the baking tray

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    prabha priya n 10 months ago

    how to make grated chocolate where shall we get that

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    Deviyani Srivastava 10 months ago

    Bijita : read step 3

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    Bijita D Saikia 10 months ago

    how to make sugar syrup

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    Deviyani Srivastava 10 months ago

    Isha, you can bake the cake as per your convenience but since I have only baked in an oven I can't say how it might turn out. I would say you follow your method of making the cake and do the final assembly as I have, it should come out well. 😊

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    Isha v 10 months ago

    I don't have otg .. for this I have to purchase

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    Deviyani Srivastava 10 months ago

    You can make your own icing sugar. Just grind your normal sugar in a blender. Normal sugar won't mix easily.

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    Surbhi Gupta 10 months ago

    instead of icing sugar can we use normal sugar

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    Deviyani Srivastava 10 months ago

    Please use a normal oven and not a microwave.

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    Deviyani Srivastava 10 months ago

    Normal oven is good. Pooja you can try other methods like cooker etc but it won't be the same.

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    Deviyani Srivastava 10 months ago

    I baked it in my OTG oven.

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    Isha v 10 months ago

    convection or microwave?

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    prabha priya n 10 months ago

    should we use microwave or normal oven

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    prabha priya n 10 months ago

    should we use microwave or normal ove

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    Pooja Karnani 10 months ago

    can u make this cake even if u don't have oven?

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