Recipe: Perfect Black Forest Cake

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Black Forest Cake.

Black Forest Cake You can cook Black Forest Cake using 24 ingredients and 15 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Black Forest Cake

  1. You need 7 of eggs.
  2. You need 1 cup of sugar.
  3. Prepare 1 of //2 cup cocoa.
  4. You need 1 cup of flour.
  5. You need 1 tsp of baking powder.
  6. Prepare 1/2 tsp of bicarbonate.
  7. You need 80 gm of dark chocolate to garnish.
  8. Prepare of For the Rum Syrup.
  9. Prepare 1/2 cup of rum.
  10. Prepare 3 cups of water.
  11. Prepare 1 cup of sugar.
  12. Prepare of Mix until it dissolves completely.
  13. You need of Put whatever remains in the fridge for later use.
  14. You need of Whipping Cream.
  15. Prepare 500 ml of whipping cream.
  16. It's 1/2 cup of sugar.
  17. Prepare 2 tsp of vanilla essence.
  18. It's of Add all ingredients together and whisk until soft peaks form.
  19. You need of Put whatever remains in fridge for later use.
  20. You need of Strawberries.
  21. Prepare 250 g of strawberries.
  22. You need of Wash them thoroughly.
  23. It's of Pick 8 good ones for garnishing the top and chop the rest.
  24. It's of into small pieces for using inside the black forest cake.

Black Forest Cake instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Grease the baking tin and dust with flour.
  3. Separate eggs, leaving whites in a bowl and yolks in a cup.
  4. Whisk the egg whites until fluffy and soft peaks form.
  5. Add the yolks and continue whisking until well mixed.
  6. Add sugar and continue whisking.
  7. Add flour, cocoa, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda and fold into the mixture.
  8. Pour into prepared tin and bake at 180 degrees for 40 min.
  9. Let it cool before you ice it.
  10. With a knife cut the cake into three equal parts.
  11. Brush with 1 cup rum syrup making sure all slices are moist.
  12. Place bottom slice on board, apply 1/3 of the cream and half the cut strawberries.
  13. Place the next slice, apply 1/3 of the cream and the remaining strawberries.
  14. Cover the cake with the remaining cream and shave chocolate onto the cake.
  15. Garnish the top with the selected strawberries cut into halves..