Black Forest Cake – My 100th Post

 Hi Friends,
           I am very happy and excited to post my 100th recipe today.  I really enjoyed my last few months of blogging. My sincere thanks to all of you, for your support and encouragement. Please continue to visit my blog and leave your valuable comments..
            I also would like to thank my family for supporting me during the last few months of  blogging..

   Black Forest Cake 

Recipe Source: Madhurasrecipes


For Chocolate Sponge:
1 1/2 cup plain flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup milk
3/4 cup cooking oil

For Whipping Cream:

1 pint/ 2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup icing sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence

For Garnish:

Chocolate shavings

For Chocolate Sponge:
  1. In a bowl, mix plain flour with cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder. Sieve it and keep it aside.
  2. In another bowl, take sugar and add eggs, oil and milk  and beat together until sugar dissolves.
  3. Add dry ingredients (step 1) to this and mix well.
  4. Pour this chocolate cake batter in to greased 9″ baking pan.
  5. Bake at 190 degree celcius for 30- 40 minutes or  until the toothpick/ skewers inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Leave it in the pan for 5 minutes and then turn the cake over to a wire rack to cool completely.

For whipping Cream Filling:

  1.  In a mixing bowl, place heavy whipping cream. To this add icing sugar and vanilla essence and whip until soft peaks are formed.

 For garnshing, take any chocolate bar and peel or grate it using a peeler.

For Assembling:

  1. After the cake cools down, remove its top crust and then divide into 3 equal layers.
  2. Sprinkle cherry syrup or sugar syrup on all the chocolate cakes.
  3. Place one layer of chocolate cake on a serving plate/ cake stand and add a layer of whipped cream and spread it all around.
  4.  Place another layer of cake and spread out one more layer of whipped cream.
  5. Now  place the final layer of cake and gently press down. Spread the remaining whipped cream on top and all over the cake.
  6. Sprinkle chocolate shavings over the cake and garnish with cherries………..
    • Can also add cherries in between the cake layers…


    1. Congrats shabbu, thanks a ton for the visit and for the follow. OMG! the cake looks YUMMY…wish I could just sink in…happy to follow u too dear..keep visiting…lovely space u have here.

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