Black Forest Cake

Ingredients :

  • Refined flour – 60 gms
  • Cocoa powder – 60 gms
  • Baking powder – ¼ tsp
  • Soda bi-carb – a pinch
  • Sugar – 120 gms
  • Eggs – 4
  • Melted butter – 120 gms
  • Vanilla essence – 2 drops

For decoration:

  • Whipped cream – 200 gms
  • Grated chocolate – 15 gms
  • Walnuts or broken cashew nuts or cherries – 50 gms

Method :

  • Line and grease two 175 mm diameter cake tins.
  • Sift flour, cocoa, soda bicarb and baking powder together twice.
  • Beat eggs and sugar over hot water till thick like custard sauce. Add vanilla essence.
  • Fold in lightly the sieved flour and melted butter, adding a little water to get pouring consistency.
  • Put the mixture in the tins and bake at 400ยบ F for about 20 minutes.
  • Cool and sandwich together with the fresh cream and put a thick layer of cream on top
  • Finish off the decoration with chopped nuts on the sides and grated chocolate on top.

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