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
For Icing & toppings
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
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.