black forest cake mI have posted two black forest cakes recipes earlier but this recipe is an authentic and delicious treat for Black forest cake lovers. I myself love the taste of coffee in every bite of cake. Try it this Eid and enjoy with your family.

INGREDIENTS FOR CAKE:

Flour1-2/3 cups
Butter1/2 cup
Sugar1- 1/2 cup
Eggs2
Vanilla essence1 tsp
Cocoa powder2/3 cup
Baking powder1 - 1/2 tsp
ButtermilkAdd 1 tsp vinegar in 1 cup milk and leave it for 15 minutes.
Salt1/4 tsp

 

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INGREDIENTS FOR FILLING:

Cherry juice1/2 cup
Butter1/2 cup
Icing sugar3 cups
Espresso1/4 cup
Fresh black or red cherries1 and 1/2 cups

INGREDIENTS FOR ICING:

Whipping cream2 cups
Icing sugar2 tbsp
Vanilla essence1/2 tsp
Milk powder2 tbsp
Chocolate shavesas needed
Cherries for garnishas needed

 

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METHOD:

  • Soak pitted cherries in 1/2 cup of cherry juice overnight. You can replace cherry juice with pineapple juice too.
  • Preheat oven.
  • Sift dry ingredients and set aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar and add eggs and vanilla essence. Beat well.
  • Add dry ingredients alternating with buttermilk, after mixing pour cake batter in baking pan and bake at 180c until a tooth pick comes out clean.
  • Let it cool completely and cut into two halves.
  • Poke the surface of cake with toothpick and spread cherry and juice mixture on cake.
  • Now make filling, beat butter and icing sugar in a bowl till creamy. Add Coffee and beat well. If the mixture is thick then add cherry juice 1-2 tbsp.
  • Spread filling on cake and then spread pitted cherries on filling. Place another cake piece on top. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate it for 3-4 hours.
  •  Now whip cream and add, sugar, milk powder and essence.
  • Spread cream on all sides of cake.
  • Garnish with Chocolate Shaves.
  • Keep in refrigerator to set.
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This Delicious cake I am sending to my Fellow Bloggers Eid Party

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Thank you Flour&Spice , Chocolate&Chillies and My Ninja Naan for Inviting me.

2 Responses to “AUTHENTIC BLACK FOREST CAKE”

  1. Henna

    Thank you so much for participating in #EidEats2016! This is such a classic dessert, totally love it! Fantastic presentation my friend!
    Eid Mubarak to you and your family! <3

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