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Black forest cake
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Black forest cake

By kukskitchen (GoodFood Community)
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  • Serves 12
A piece of the soft black forest cake is one that no one can resist. Presented is my take on the classic which gives best results each time.
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Ingredients

  • 1. Butter - 180 g
  • Sugar - 1 3/4cup
  • 2. Eggs -3 medium sized
  • 3. Plain flour - 1/2 cup
  • Baking powder - 3 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Cocoa powder/ drinking choc - 2/3 cup
  • 4. Instant coffee powder - 3 tsp
  • Red food colour - 1/2 tsp
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • 5. Black cherry conserve or any preserve ( make sure its not too sweet)
  • 6. whipped cream - 2 cups
  • chocolate shavings - 1/2 cup
  • glazed cherries - 8

Method

  • STEP 1
    Mix (1) together with hand mixer/ planetary mix . Add eggs one by one to this mixing well after each addition.
  • STEP 2
    Mix (3) well. Add this to the above mixture, red food colour, coffee powder in water and milk all adding half first and then second half till they combine well.
  • STEP 3
    Remember to only fold while getting the dry and wet ingredients together
  • STEP 4
    Transfer to 2 cake dishes and bake for 45 mts at 180 degreeC
  • STEP 5
    Join the two cakes using black cherry conserve
  • STEP 6
    Ice using whipped cream, choc shavings/cake crumps and cherries.

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