Black forest cake

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For Cake:

Maida-50 gms( ½ cup)
Cocoa Powder-50 gms( ½ cup)
Powdered Sugar-100 gms(1 cup)
Butter-100 gms(1 cup)melted
Vanilla essence-2 tsp

For Icing:

Whipping Cream(Amul cream)-3 cups
Icing sugar-1 cups
Vanilla essence-1 tsp

For the Sugar Water:

Sugar- ½ cup
Water-1 cup
Vanilla essence-1 tsp


Preheat the oven for 170 degrees for 15 min.

First prepare the cake tin by applying butter on the bottom and sides and dusting some flour on the tin and remove the excess.(check video to know how to prepare a cake tin)

In a mixing bowl crack open the eggs and with a beater,beat until fluffy.

Add in the Sugar and beat for 3 more mins.Add a dash of vanilla essence and mix well.

Sift in flour and cocoa powder and fold gently utill well combined.Pour in the melted butter and fold everything well.

Tip this in the tin and place this in the oven.Cook for 30-40 min.Check the cake by inserting a knife in it,if the knife comes out clean then the cake is ready.Remove the cake from the oven and let the cake cool for 15 min.

Now cut the cake into 3 equal slices horizontally.To do this easily, insert some toothpicks on the sides and cut along that.Prick the cake with fork so that the sugar water goes inside the cake.

Mix the sauce ingrediants together and sprinkle this water over each slice of the cake.

Whip the icing ingrediants together until peak stage is formed.(ie)if you take the beater out,it forms a peak without folding over.

Take this whipping cream and apply between each slice and cover the entire cake.

For piping,take a plastic bag and put some icing in it and cut out the edges and pipe it over the cake.

Decorate the cake with cherries,chocolate sprinkles and chocolate shards.

Chill the cake over night in the refrigerator.Slice and Enjoy..

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