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black forest cake recipe | easy eggless black forest cake recipe

easy black forest cake recipe | easy eggless black forest cake recipe
Course cake
Cuisine international
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for chocolate cake: ( double the ingredients to prepare 2 cakes for 4 layer black forest cake)

  • 1 cup powdered sugar / icing sugar
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract / vanilla essence
  • 1¼ - 1½ cup buttermilk or 1½ cup warm milk + 1 tsp vinegar
  • cups maida / plain flour / all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt

for cherry syrup:

  • ¼ cup cherry
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp sugar

for frosting:

  • 2 cups thickened cream 35% milk fat
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar / icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract / vanilla essence

for cake decoration:

  • 1 bar dark chocolate for curls
  • 9 cherry

Instructions

  • firstly, in a take powdered sugar and butter. beat till the mixture turns smooth and fluffy.
  • further add vanilla extract and buttermilk. combine well.
  • now sieve maida, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and pinch of salt.
  • then cut and fold gently till the smooth dropping consistency batter formed.
  • bake the cake at 180 degree celsius for 30 minutes.
  • finally, cool down the cake completely and cut into 2 equal half.
  • now place 1st layer and top with cherry syrup, frosting and cherries.
  • repeat for 2, 3 and 4th layer.
  • start spreading frosting over the sides of cake carefully.
  • place chocolate curls in the centre and stick on sides.
  • furthermore, decorate cake and place cherries in the centre.
  • finally, black forest cake is ready to cut and serve.