Saturday, June 12, 2010

Black Forest Pastry

Do you know the German name for Black Forest Cake? In German it's called Schwarzwälderkirschtorte , which means Black Forest Cherry Torte. It has a chocolate layer cake with whipped cream, cherries , rum and topped with dark chocolate curls. For the history of Black Forest Cake, check out this site.

Stages of preparation for Black Forest Cake:

Sponge cake

Flour ¾ cup(100gm)
Baking Powder ¼ tsp
Coco Powder 4 tsp heaped
Eggs 5
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)

Learn to make Black Forest Cake in your house!
What's stopping you from baking a beautiful homemade black forest cake! Even if you're ignorant about cake baking, you can easily learn baking with basic level cake lessons. If you're in Bangalore, then you can attend my cake baking ( basic /advanced) classes to kick-start baking in your house. Contact me : Marina # 9379398865 for class schedule.

Guten Appetit!



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Anonymous said...

Hi.. just want to know u haven't added butter so how much butter should be added. .. plz reply

Marina Charles said...

There is no need to add butter for the sponge cake.