If you are looking for a birthday cake for your child, I am sure that many of you opt for a black forest cake. This is a cake that liked by most children due to its flavor, deliciousness and supreme color decorated with cream and chocolate. Some of my friends requested for the cake recipe. Here is the best black forest cake for my cake lover friends.
You can make the black forest cake in different ways and be adding different ingredients. But here in this recipe, I tried to give a simple recipe of it. First the chocolate sponge cake is to be baked. I prefer to bake one piece of thick sponge cake and then slice it into three layers. You can also bake two or three layers in separate pans. Then I used pastry cream and butter cream. Ingredients and process of these two types of cream are also given in this recipe.
|Preparation time||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Cooking time||1 hour 30 minutes|
|Total time||3 hours|
So here is the best black forest recipe
For baking chocolate sponge cake
8 piece or 400 gm eggs
200 gm sugar
170 gm flour
30 gm cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp chocolate powder
1 tsp chocolate essence
Process for baking the cake
- Put egg and sugar in an oil free bowl. Put the bowl over a hot boiling pot. Now beat the egg and sugar mixture with hand whisker until the mixture become hot. Then take out the bowl and beat with egg beater until the mixture becomes floppy and double the original size.
- Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and chocolate powder altogether and sieve with a sifter. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture.
- Take a round shape cake tin and grease with butter or oil. Put a paper in the cake tin. Pour the mixture into the cake tin.
- Preheat the oven at 180⁰c for 10 minutes. Bake the cake at 180⁰c for 30-35 minutes. When baking is complete take out the tray. For checking the cake put your hand over the cake, when you will see there is no hand print above the cake, then the cake is perfect.
For pastry cream-1 recipe
300 ml water
100 gm sugar
100 ml water
30 gm corn flour
100 gm milk powder
30 gm butter
4-5 drops vanilla essence
Process for Pastry cream
Boil water and sugar. Mix milk powder, corn flour, and egg with 100 ml water. Add the mixture to the boiled water slowly. When the mixture becomes thick, take out the mixture from the burner. Add butter and vanilla essence to the mixture.
Pastry cream is ready to use.
Preparation of Butter cream
200 gm butter
100 gm icing sugar
3-4 drops vanilla essence
Beat all ingredients with egg beater until a floppy cream is formed.
Preparation of the best black forest cake
2 lb chocolate sponge cake
50% of the pastry cream
300 gm butter cream
2 tbsp mixed fruit jam
8-10 pieces cherry (chopped)
½ cup Pepsi or coke
½ cup grated chocolate
Cut the baked cake into three slices. Brush with coke or Pepsi on both slices of the cake slices.
Mix half butter cream and pastry cream altogether until the mixture looks like fresh cream. Add smooth fruit jam and mix well with the cream mixture.
Put the mixture (butter cream +pastry cream + jam) over the first layer of the cake slice, spread pieces of cherry over the cream and put another layer of the cake slice. Use the same process with other slice of the cake.
In the top layer apply butter cream and put the cake into refrigerator for 30 minutes. It will be better if you make the cake one day before you serve it. Decorate with cherry, cake crumb, or grated chocolate as you or your children like.
The best black forest cake ie ready to represent.
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