Black forest cake is a traditional southern german dessert .In germen they call it as a Black Forest gateau it is a popular dessert in austria and other parts of world too .Traditionally black forest cake is a layer of chocolate cake ,wipped cream and cherries but i used rasberries insted of cherries
Traditionally, Kirschwasser a type of liquor is added to the cake but generally we add RUM . Ingredients for cake
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour or cake flour
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 stick butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup boiling water
large tin of wipped cream ( i used store bought wipped cream )
2 cups cherries
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
4 tbs rum ( optional)
USE CHERRIES ( RASBERRIES DOES'NT TASTE SO GOOD )
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare two 9-inch cake pans by rubbing with butter, sprinkling with flour and tapping out extra.
In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt mix together with a spoon then set aside.
In small bowl combine eggs, milk, butter and vanilla. Beat well with hand mixer.
Slowly add boiling water and mix.
Add wet ingredients to flour mixture and fold and stir until smooth.
Pour batter into pans, dividing evenly.
Bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove cake from pans and cool on racks.
To make syrup
Add water to sugar and bring to boil until sugar is dissolved completely then COOL it completely and add rum
Take one cake pour sugar and rum syrup with spoon until cake become moist then add a layer of wipped cream and cherries then cover with other cake and moist that cake with sugar syrup and layer wipped cream and cherries
GARNISH with chocolate shavings