Sunday, January 2, 2011

Black Forest Cake


Flour - 1 cup
Cocoa Powder - 1/2 cup
Egg - 4
Sugar - 1 cup
Vanilla Essence - 1tsp
Melted Butter - 1/2 cup

For syrup
Fresh cherries(stoned and halved) - 250 gm
Cherry brandy - 100ml(optional)
Water - 100 ml(Take 200 ml water if you are not adding cherry brandy)
Sugar - 5 tbs

For Layering and Decoration
Whipping cream - 300 ml
Icing sugar - according to your sweetness
Glaced cherries
Fresh cherries
Dark Chocolate


Place the fresh cherries in a saucepan adding cherry brandy,water and sugar.when it starts to boil simmer it for 5 minutes.

Melt the butter and keep it aside.

Whip the cream with little icing sugar and keep it aside

In a mixing bowl sift flour and cocoa powder.

Place the eggs in a heatproof bowl.Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.Beat the eggs with sugar for about 6 minutes until it is thick.Remove from heat and fold in the flour mixture and melted butter to it.Pour the batter into a cake tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree centigrade for about 40 minutes.Allow the cake to cool down.

Cut the cake horizontally into 2 slices and spread the sugar syrup to both the slices.Spread the whipped cream and arrange the glaced cherries on the first layer.Place the second slice of cake above it and cover the whole cake with cream and grate some chocolate on the top.Decorate the cake with Fresh cherries and glaced cherries.

Recipe courtsey

Marks and Spencers Easy Desserts


Swathi said...

Adipoli cake. Happy new year to you and your family.

Priya said...

Wish u and ur family a happy and prosperous 2011...Gorgeous and pretty beautiful cake.

Rachana said...

A tempting cake! Happy New Year :-)

Padhu said...

Happy New Year to you and your family.Black forest cake looks gorgeous My favorite cake

Suja Sugathan said...

Adipoli cake..looks gorgeous.
Happy New Year Vineetha

Jaisy James said...

looks delicious

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Wonderful looking Cake. have a Very Happy New Year Year.

Hamaree Rasoi

Kairali sisters said...

Happy new year Vineetha..Black forest is my fav..

Sushma Mallya said...

Awesome cake vineetha...& Wish you and your family a very happy new year

Gulmohar said...

Such a wonderful cake to start your 2011...Happy New year to you and your family !! michamundel oru parcel venam ketto...

Dolly said...

Black Forest cake is my fav...Great way to begin 2011...Cake looks tempting and beautiful..I'm sure ur family wd have loved it.

Pete said...

Happy New Year! The forest cake sure looks yummy!

Panchpakwan said...

Looks yummy cake..
Happy new year to you and your family.

Pushpa said...

Happy New Year,blackforest cake looks delicious...

Yummy Team said...

WOW!! Delicious cake! Happy New Year to you and your family!!

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Aparna said...

edo nannyitundalloo

Sarah Naveen said...

ahankari..enne kavi ennu vilicho? hahhaha

cake looks yummy!!!

Kannan said...

Good post.

Sayantani said...

what a decadent cake Vineetha. perfectly made.