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Stages of preparation for Black Forest Cake:
Flour ¾ cup(100gm)
Baking Powder ¼ tsp
Coco Powder 4 tsp heaped
Vanilla 1 tsp
Soda powder ¼ tsp
Powdered sugar 1 cup +1 tbsp (150gms)
Pre heat the oven at 180 degree for 10 mts
Sieve flour, baking powder and cocoa powder trice
Add Vanilla to the eggs and beat till thick, Add soda powder and sugar to the eggs and beat till fluffy,Fold in flour and mix well. Pour it into a greased 8” pan. Bake at 180 degree centigrade for 30 minutes
Cool the cake and slice the cake horizontally through the center.
Cream 200gms(1 cup)
Icing sugar 4 tbsp heaped
Whip cream and icing sugar till it forms soft peaks.
Filling and soaking
Cherries 1 small tin
Rum 2 tsp
Syrup of cherries ½ cups
Powdered sugar 4 tbsp
Water ½ cup
Grated Chocolate ½ cup
Mix run, sugar, cherry syrup and water and soak cake well with this syrup.
Spread whipped cream on one half and sprinkle cherries. Place the second layer and repeat cream, cherries and cover it with grated chocolate. Chill the for 2-3 hours before serving.
Prep time: 45 - 60 min
Baking time: 25 min
Decorating time: 15 min ( Watch the Video here)
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