Black Forest pastry

Monday, June 14, 2010

I prepared this cake on  my husband B'day...i t really came out good.. and this z my 1st blackforest cake too


All purpose flour : 1/2cup
Cocoa powder  : 1/2cup
Sugar (powder) : 1cup , 
Eggs : 4
Butter : 2tbsp(opt)
Baking powder : 1/2tsp
Vanilla Essence  : 1tsp

For Icing & toppings
Chocolate curls 
Cherries : 1cup
Water : 1cup
Sugar  : 1cup
Rum Extract or vanilla essence : 1tsp(opt)
Heavy Whipped Cream : req for decoration



1.Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees F (200 degrees C ). 
2.Sieve the flours and the baking powder together 

3.Separate eggyolk and whites ,Using an electric blender or hand whisk beat the egg whites to form soft peaks.Gradually add sugar and beat till thick.

4. in separate bowl beat the egg yolks add powdered sugar beat well, add vanilla essence ,lastly add melted butter beat till well blended.

5. Now add eggs yolks mixture to egg whites stir with rubber spatulla dont over mix

6.Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in the sieved flour. Do not stir or over-mix.

7.Bake for about 20-25mins till firm.Once done remove the cake from the tin and cool completely.Slice the cake into two to ur desired shape and cut the cake horizontally into 2 or more layers                        

For the filling and icing :

1. Take cup of water add1/2 cup sugar to sweeten. Add a few drops of rum extract.
2. Use Store Bought heavy Whipped cream. or use homemade whipped cream. 

To assemble the cake :.

1.Place one sponge on the plate upside down  and sprinkle sugar syrup  and spread the whipped cream and cherries over it in a layer and cover with second sponge , upside down and sprinkle the sugar syrup  and cover with a layer of fresh cream  and cherries over it repeat the step for all layers. place last layer spread the whipped cream 

2.The cake should be moist but still firm.Cover the top and sides with a thick layer of whipped cream. Decorate with  icing , cherries and chocolate curls .

3.Refrigerate for 2-3 hrs so it sets well.


Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) June 14, 2010 at 2:47 PM favorite...lovely clicks dear...looks heavenly

PranisKitchen June 14, 2010 at 5:01 PM  

guna really delicious one this ur b'day.perfectly made one. recently i made this came out good..urs looks superb..

Yummy Team June 15, 2010 at 6:02 PM  

Belated birthday wishes to your hubby. Black forest cake looks so perfect..Hats off to you!!

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