Black Forest Cake

Ingredients : To make Chocolate Cake :

1 1/2cup Butter ( room temperature )

4 Eggs

1 1/2cup Sugar

1 tbsp Vanilla Essence

1 1/2cup Flour

1/2cup Cocoa Powder

1 pinch Salt

2tsp Baking Powder

1cup Fresh brewed Coffee

Method :

Sift the Flour , Cocoa , Salt & Baking Powder together .

In a big bowl beat Butter , Sugar & Eggs , until its creamy .

Alternatively add  Flour & Coffee into the Egg & Butter mixture .

Pour the batter into a prepared pan & bake in a 350 degree pre-heated Oven for about 30-35 mins or until the Cake is cooked through .

Allow the Cake to cool down .

Ingredients : To make the Filling

2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream

4tbsp Sugar

In a big bowl beat the Cream & Sugar until it have soft peaks .

Layering the Black Forest Cake :

You also need :

Cherries , tinned or fresh

Simple Syrup or Fresh Juice

Chocolate Shavings

Method :

Using serrated knife cut the Cake into 2 equal rounds .

Brush some simple syrup or fruit juice on each layer of the Cake .

( Simple Syrup : boil equal parts of Water & Sugar )

Spread some Whipped Cream & place some Cherries .

Keep the next layer Cake & brush some Syrup .

Spread the left over Whipped  Cream on top of the Cake  & decorate with some shaved Chocolates & Cherries .

( Try to soak the layer with the  simple syrup nicely . If You want , use Orange juice or Coffee or even Pineapple juice  to soak the Cake . You can use store bought Whipped Cream if You like . )


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