Classic Black forest cake | How to make Classic Black forest cake

By Jaya Rajesh  |  10th Oct 2017  |  
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Classic Black forest cakeby Jaya Rajesh
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

    mins
  • Serves

    10

    People

28

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About Classic Black forest cake Recipe

The Classic Black Forest Cake is yummy cake which is ideal for annivetsaries or for birthdays. This cake is unique in its own way but the chocolate lace surrounding the cake makes it more beautiful.

Classic Black forest cake is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Classic Black forest cake by Jaya Rajesh is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Classic Black forest cake at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Classic Black forest cake is a dish which comes from German cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 10 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Classic Black forest cake takes 10 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Classic Black forest cake make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Classic Black forest cake will be the best option for you. The flavor of Classic Black forest cake is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Classic Black forest cake at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Classic Black forest cake

Ingredients to make Classic Black forest cake

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt.
  • 200 gms non diary whipping cream
  • 200 gm cherry compote or cherry jam
  • Few whole cherries
  • Few chocolate shavings
  • 100 gms milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup.

How to make Classic Black forest cake

  1. Sift together all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a bowl.
  2. Add sugar and make a well in center and add all wet ingredients except hot water.
  3. Mix everything till well combined.
  4. Now mix hot water and coffee and add it to the cake mix and combine well.
  5. Transfer the batter in a greased 8 inch cake tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree celcius for 30 mins or till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Let the cake cool completely and then slice it from middle into 3 equal parts.
  7. Now whip the chilled non dairy cream till it holds the shape and place it in the fridge till we use it.
  8. In a cake board apply little cream and place the first layer. Soak it with simple syrup.
  9. Pipe the cream in the center and add cherry compote and sandwich it with other layer and repeat the process for second layer too.
  10. Now place the final layer and again soak the llayer with simple syrup.
  11. Crumb coat the layer and place it in fridge to firm up a little.
  12. After the cake firms up give final coating and again place in fridge till we make chocolate lace.
  13. For chocolate lace melt chocolate chips and pour the mix in an an icing bag and draw any pattern of your choice in a parchment paper which matches the size of your cake.
  14. Wrap this lace around your cake and this time place the whole cake in freezer for 15 minutes.
  15. After 15 minutes remove the parchment paper. Your chocolate lace will be attached to your cake.
  16. Using a star tip and few cherries decorate the upper part. Add some chocolate shavings in the middle.
  17. Serve the cake chilled.

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Astha Gulati2 years ago

Yummilicious!
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