Black Forest Cake

Black Forest


For the chocolate cake:

  • 3 eggs
  • 250g flour
  • 300g sugar
  • 115 ml of oil
  • 50g cocoa
  • 225 ml milk
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking bicarbonate
  • 1 small sachet of vanilla sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Oil and flour to form a wallpaper

For the filling:

  • 2 cans of black cherries in syrup
  • 2 tablespoons kirsch
  • 250 g whipped cream with powdered sugar

For the icing:

  • 250g whipped cream with powdered sugar
  • 200g cherry juice

To decorate:

  • 50g dark chocolate



  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Brush with oil and coat with flour a form of 21-23 cm in diameter.
  2. In a mixing bowl mix the flour with sugar, vanilla sugar, cocoa, bicarbonate, baking powder and salt.
  3. Add eggs, oil, milk and mix until smooth.
  4. Pour the mixture into pan and bake for about 40 minutes. Check if the cake is baked with a toothpick. If the thrust in the middle comes out clean, then it means it is done. Allow it to cool on a rack.
  5. Cut the cooled dough into 3 equal slices horizontally.
  6. On a plate put the first slice and add cherry juice over it. Place 125 ml of whipping cream.
  7. Onthe whipped cream put theblack cherries from a jar, but drain them before. Press them with your hands so they can get into the whipped cream. Repeat the process with the second piece of cake; moist, 125 ml of whipping cream and black cherries or kirsch.
  8. Place the last slice upside down to have a uniform surface. Pour cherry juice over it.
  9. Place the cream first on the edges, in the holes formed from the cake mounting.
  10. Top with whipped cream and decorate as desired, best with dark chocolate.
  11. Cover and refrigerate at least 5 hours.

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