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Black Forest cake.

Black Forest cake You can cook Black Forest cake using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Black Forest cake

  1. It's 1 cup of all-purpose flour, sifted.
  2. Prepare 1 cup of granulated sugar.
  3. Prepare 1/4 tsp of salt.
  4. You need 1/4 cup of cocoa powder.
  5. You need 3 of eggs.
  6. You need 1 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract.
  7. Prepare 1 1/4 cups of sour cherry juice, divided.
  8. You need 2 tbsp of granulated sugar.
  9. It's 1 1/2 cups of whipping cream.
  10. It's 1/4 cup of confectioners’ sugar.
  11. Prepare 2 cups of canned sour cherries.
  12. It's 1 oz. of semi sweet chocolate.

Black Forest cake step by step

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease two 8" cake pans..
  2. To make the cake, sift together the flour, sugar, salt and cocoa powder. Beat the eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract until light and fluffy. Carefully fold the flour into the beaten egg. Pour the cake batter into the greased pans. Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool the cakes completely..
  3. To make the syrup, in a small saucepan bring 1 cup of the sour cherry juice and the granulated sugar to a boil. Cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves..
  4. To make the filling, beat the whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Beat in ½ teaspoon vanilla extract, the confectioners’ sugar, and the remaining ¼ cup of sour cherry juice..
  5. To assemble the cake, turn the cakes out onto 2 cake plates. Spread ½ of the syrup mixture over each cake. Let sit for 5 minutes, then spread ⅓ of the whipped cream filling over 1 cake. Add ½ cup of the cherries. Place the other cake on top. Spread the remaining ⅔ of the filling over the top and sides of the cake. Place the cherries on the top of the cake and the sides..
  6. Grate the chocolate and sprinkle on top of the cake. Chill until ready to serve..