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Black Forest Cake for Christmas

The Black Forest Cake is creamed in Chocolate Cream and is garnished with Chocolate, Chocolate cigars and Cherries.

This Black Forest Cake is a continuation of the previous post Chocolate Cake.

Ingredients & its measurements are mentioned below the video.

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  • Butter (170 gms)
  • Chocolate (170 gms)
  • All purpose flour/maida (130 gms)
  • Eggs (6)
  • Sugar (160 gms)
  • Cake Gel (10 gms)
  • Egg yolk (4)
  • sugar (25 gms)
  • Whipped cream (100 gms)
  • Cocoa Powder (40 gms)
  • Crushed Cherries (1 cup)
  • Sugar syrup (50 gms)
  • Cherry liquor (30 ml)


For sponge

  1. Melt the butter and chocolate and mix together keep aside.
  2. Beat the egg white, sugar and cake gel, till light & fluffy.
  3. Add egg yolks.
  4. Add butter and chocolate mix to the egg and sugar mix.
  5. Fold in the sieved flour and cocoa powder
  6. Bake at 190 deg C for 20 min.

For Chocolate cream

  1. Add 100 Gms of Chocolate Ganache to 100 Gms whipped cream.

For assembling:

  1. Cut the Chocolate sponge 8′ round into 3 layers, 1 cm height.
  2. Soak the sponge with sugar syrup and Cherry liquor, and layer the first sponge with chocolate cream.
  3. Repeat the above process layering the second sponge with whipped cream.
  4. Layer this layer with crushed cherries.
  5. Place the last sponge and soak with sugar syrup and Cherry liquor and finish with Whipped Cream
  6. Allow to set
  7. Decorated with Chocolate Garnish like Chocolate cigars, Chocolate rolls and Cherries..

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