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Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake
Prep Time
20 min + 30 min dressing
Cook Time

40-45 min

Black Forest Cake - This popular German cake is the ultimate favorite cake all over the world. Traditionally black forest cake is several layers of chocolate cake with whipped cream and sour cherries. Chef Zakir here has given this classic cake his own style and simplified it for you. Enjoy!
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  • Egg 1 dozen
  • Sugar 300 gm
  • Flour (maida) 250 gm
  • Coco powder 50 gm
  • Vanilla essence few drops
  • Baking powder 25 gm
  • Sugar syrup 1 cup
  • Red jam 1 cup
  • Buttercream as required
  • Chopped pineapple 1cup
  • Cherry as required
  • Piping bag
  • Cooking chocolate 100 gm
  • For Buttercream:
  • Butter 250 gm
  • Fresh cream 100 ml
  • Icing sugar 1/2 cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. Beat eggs with an electric and add 300 gram sugar to it.

  2. When sugar is completely dissolved add flour (maida), coco powder, vanilla essence and baking powder.

  3. Now pour the mixture in a mold and place it in oven at 180 degree centigrade for 40 minutes.

  4. After baking and cooling the cake, cut the cake horizontally from the middle and leave it to cool properly.

  5. Apply 1/2 cup sugar syrup on one part of the cold cake.

  6. Then apply 1/2 cup red jam on it.

  7. Then apply butter cream on it.

  8. At last sprinkle chopped pineapple on it.

  9. Place the other part of the cake over it and apply the remaining sugar syrup, red jam and butter cream on it and completely coat the cake.

  10. Pour butter cream in piping bag and make flowers with it on cake.

  11. Place cherry on each flower.

  12. At last grate the cooking chocolate and sprinkle on the cake.

  13. Black forest cake is ready.

  14. For Buttercream: Pour all the ingredients in a bowl and beat with an electric beater. Refrigerate till chilled.

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Comments posted by users for Black Forest Cake recipe:

  1. Its yummy

    on Feb 1 2013 12:58AM Report Abuse ROSHANI
  2. Assalamoualaikoum ! sir I really like the black forest cake the way you explain very simple .i will try the cake hope insha Allah my cake turns out Good Insha Allah .Thanks

    on Jan 10 2013 4:17AM Report Abuse MARYAMPRINCESS
  3. I'm also bakery chef but you are trying a best,

    on Oct 6 2012 3:02PM Report Abuse SHAHZAD
  4. I extremely like Black Forest cake and by the grace of Allah you have taught a very nice and simplified receipe. May Almighty Allah reward you well. I hope insha Allah my cake turns out good. Insha Allah.

    on Apr 20 2012 7:22AM Report Abuse SHAMEEM BHANJA
  5. :) veryyy easy to make.....thank u....:)

    on Jan 29 2012 5:55AM Report Abuse AMNA GULL
  6. this black forest cake is so tasty that i even describe you .

    on Dec 4 2011 4:39AM Report Abuse RASHID HUSSAIN
  7. wpnderfulllllllllll cake..

    on Oct 31 2011 6:40AM Report Abuse MITHILA
  8. aoa.kya bt hy bht acha hy cake.sach main maza a gya hai.god bless you.byyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

    on Oct 14 2011 6:34AM Report Abuse MAHA
  9. Dear ErumOn very top in the ingredients list Eggs quantity is mentioned "Egg 1 dozen". It means 12 eggs and beat all 12 eggs. Hopefully you will get now.

    on Sep 22 2011 8:49AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  10. the recepies ie no doybt vey fantastic but one thng i cldnt get that u dinot mentions that how many eggs v need to be beat but as whole u hav explain every hing very clearly........thnx for this reecpie

    on Sep 22 2011 6:34AM Report Abuse ERUM

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