Black Forest Cake

Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries……………….so many occasions to celebrate and no celebration is complete without a tasty cake. And when its home made, the taste is incomparable. Try these at home and be prepared to be swept away by flattering praises.



  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1oz cocoa powder
  • 2 oz butter
  • 21/2 oz flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 oz sugar

For icing

  • 1 tin cherry
  • 1 tin pineapple(optional)
  • 1 packet cream
  • 1 bar of bitter chocolate
  • 4 tbsp icing sugar


  • Melt butter and let it cool down. Sieve flour, cocoa powder and baking powder.
  • Beat eggs and sugar till thick and creamy.
  • Fold half the flour in the mixture and the remaining flour with melted butter.
  • Pre heat the oven at 180 degrees.
  • Grease the pan and pour the mixture in it. Bake for 25-30 minutes or till the cake is done.
  • Beat the cream with icing sugar until fluffy and thick.
  • Cut the cake into half horizontally, pour cherry syrup on it and then spread the cream. Place few cherry and pineapple pieces.
  • Place the other half of the cake on it and cover it all with cream, cherries and grated chocolate.

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