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Is there anything better than chocolate and cherry? Make the most of this heavenly combination with our Black Forest recipes, from a classic gateau to brownies and more.

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  • Black forest loaf cake served on a marble board

    Black Forest loaf cake

    A star rating of 2.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make this black forest cake ahead if you’re expecting lots of guests this Christmas. It can be frozen, un-iced, then defrosted when you need it and decorated on the day

  • Black Forest trifle

    Black Forest trifle

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.42 ratings

    James Martin's indulgent trifle won't keep you in the kitchen for long but will impress guests at your next get-together

  • Black Forest gateau

    Black Forest gateau

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.99 ratings

    Impress your guests with this chocolate cherry layered cream cake - a revamped version of a retro classic.

  • Four squares of black forest fridge cake

    Black Forest fridge cake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make an easy ‘fridge cake’ version of Black Forest gateau by layering cherries, chocolatey cream and chocolate biscuits. It's a moreish dessert to end a meal

  • Black Forest sundaes with brownies

    Black Forest sundaes with brownies

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Based on the seventies cake classic that is Black Forest gâteau – this cherry, ice cream and brownie desert is heavenly. Don't cheat - make your own brownies too

  • Black Forest Christmas fool

    Black Forest Christmas fool

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    A simple, quick and indulgent dessert you can rustle up in 10 minutes. If you want to make a non-alcoholic version, use a can of cherries in syrup instead

  • Black Forest tart

    Black Forest tart

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.13 ratings

    Sweet cocoa pastry is filled with a rich, fruity filling of chocolate and cherries in this heavenly German gateau-inspired dessert

  • Black Forest Bircher

    Black Forest Bircher

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    A clever twist on your standard Bircher that seems like pure indulgence but counts for one of your five-a-day and is rich in fibre too

  • Bûche de Noël

    Bûche de Noël

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Paul Hollywood's sumptuous chocolate, raspberry and cream sponge falls somewhere between a Yule log and Swiss roll. Add a drop of Drambuie for a cheeky adult twist

  • Black Forest brownies

    Black Forest brownies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    These easy-to-make, fudgy brownies, complete with retro decoration, marry a much-loved flavour pairing of cherry and chocolate

  • Christmas mess

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Take the classic summer Eton mess combo of cream and meringue and give it a festive twist with frozen mixed berries, cinnamon and blackcurrant liqueur

  • Forest fruits clafoutis

    Forest fruits clafoutis

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    A delicious dessert, made with gluten-free flour

  • Little Black Forest cakes

    Little Black Forest cakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    These cute cakes make a perfect finish for a special dinner and you can bake the sponge up to two days ahead

  • Black Forest pudding

    Black Forest pudding

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    This spin on summer pudding is packed with cherries, blackberries, black grapes, blueberries, blackcurrants and a splash of Cassis liqueur

  • A board serving black forest arctic roll

    Black forest arctic roll

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make the ultimate retro pudding mash-up, a combination of arctic roll meets black forest gateau, complete with chocolate sponge and an ice cream centre

  • White forest meringue roulade served on a plate and in slices

    White forest meringue roulade

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.20 ratings

    Try this ultimate make-ahead dessert for Christmas: meringue, white chocolate, cream and cherries are combined to make a luscious centrepiece

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