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black forest cake

Black forest cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword black forest cake, cake
Servings 8 people


  • 2 cups flour/maida
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • a pinch salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

for cherry syrup

  • 1/2 cup canned cherries
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • chocolate shaving


  • To prepare black forest cake first add maida, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  • sift it and add it in a bowl
  • mix it well
  • in an another bowl add eggs and beat for few minutes
  • add sugar and mix iot well
  • place it on a container with boiling water
  • cook until sugar is dissolved
  • beat until it becomes light
  • add the dry ingredients in batches and mix it well
  • add melted butter, vanilla extract and mix it well
  • transfer it to a baking tray
  • make it smooth
  • bake it at 175°C/350°F for 50 minutes
  • now add canned cherries in a pan and add sugar
  • mash it a little and cook until sugar melts on medium heat
  • let it cool
  • cut off the top portion of the cake
  • divide it in two layers
  • brush the cherry syrup
  • add the whipped cream and add the prepared cherries
  • place another layer and repeat the process
  • add whipped cream all over
  • add some chocolate shaving
  • decorate it with icing
  • add cherry and chocolate shaving
  • black forest cake i ready