Black Forest Cake | How to make Black Forest Cake

By Honey Lalwani  |  4th May 2017  |  
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About Black Forest Cake Recipe

A Black forest cake is everyone's favorite. The great combination of chocolate and cherries.

The delicious and mouthwatering Black Forest Cake is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Black Forest Cake is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Black Forest Cake. Honey Lalwani shared Black Forest Cake recipe which can serve 10 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Black Forest Cake. Try this delicious Black Forest Cake recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Honey Lalwani of Black Forest Cake by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Black Forest Cake can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Black Forest Cake with other users

Black Forest Cake

Ingredients to make Black Forest Cake

  • maida / APF 2 cups
  • Baking Powder 1 Tsp
  • baking soda 1/2 Tsp
  • Cocoa powder 3 tbsp
  • Milk 1 cup+ as needed
  • oil 1\2 cup
  • sugar 1 cup
  • vinegar 1 tbsp
  • For icing:
  • 200 gms whipping cream
  • 1\2 cup whole cherries
  • 1/4 cup sugar syrup
  • 1 cup chocolate shavings / grated chocolate

How to make Black Forest Cake

  1. Sieve flour, baking powder, baking soda and cocoa powder thrice and keep aside. Preheat oven to 180-degrees and grease a cake tin. Take one cup chilled milk add vinegar to it and keep aside for 5 mins.
  2. In a big bowl add sugar, oil whisk until sugar dissolves. Add milk-vinegar mixture and whisk. Add flour mixture in 2-3 batches. Mix using cut and fold method. Add more milk if needed.
  3. Add a hand full of choco chips and mix. Pour it into a greased cake tin. Tap well and bake till done. After 10 mins de-mold the cake. Let the cake cool down properly. Cover the cake with cling wrap put in the freeze for 3-4 hrs or overnight.
  4. For icing: Take out the cake from the freeze. And unwrap. Cut the cake into 2 or 3 layers. Take one layer sprinkle 2-3 tsp sugar syrup/cheery juice on it adds whipping cream spread evenly.
  5. Spread chopped cherries. And cover with another cake layer. Again pour some sugar syrup or cherry juice on cake sponge. Put some whipping cream, spread evenly.
  6. Cover all the sides of cake properly with whipping cream. Take some chocolate shavings cover the sides. Make desired design in sides.
  7. In a piping bag put star nozzle and whipping cream. Make flower design on corner of cakes. Put whole cherries on flowers. Add chocolate shavings in middle. Make a big rose in middle add a cheery. Black forest cake is ready.

My Tip:

You can use buttermilk instead of milk & vinegar.

Reviews for Black Forest Cake (2)

Aditi Manish3 years ago


Sheetal Sharma3 years ago

The classic birthday cake!

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