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Black Forest Cake ( Eggless )

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One of the ever popular cakes in our Indian market is perhaps this, BLACK FOREST...Though originating in Germany the traditional recipe uses cherries soaked in a local rum, the version famous here is the Eggless and alcohol free.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Served AsDesserts
CuisineDesserts, German
Servings 6


  • 1 cup maida sifted
  • 1/3 cup Oil
  • 3/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsp frozen cherries
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 cup Rich Whipping cream Whipped
  • 1/2 cup sugar syrup
  • 1/2 cup Grated Dark Compound


  • Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Mix the milk and vinegar and keep aside for 5 mins. The milk will curdle. This is called Buttermilk that is used for cake recipes.
  • Sift the maida, cocoa powder, baking soda, sugar, salt and keep.
  • Add the oil and vanilla essence to the buttermilk.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry one and mix gently to get a uniform batter.
  • Bake for about 25/30 mins. Check with tooth pick. If it comes out clean, the cake is done.
  • Demould the cake after cooling.Let it cool completely before applying icing.
  • Cut the cake horizontally in two layers
  • Soak the layers with the sugar syrup lightly
  • Apply about 2 tablespoons whipped cream between the two layers.
  • Add the cherries and the grated dark Chocolate.
  • Keep the top layer of the cake and similarly apply the whipped cream on the top and sides.
  • Sprinke grated Dark Chocolate on the top and sides
  • Cool the cake in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Again, apply the final layer of Whipped cream and giving neat finishing with a butter knife.
  • Decorate with the frozen cherries
  • Store in fridge till the cakes sets well.
  • Remove from fridge one hour before serving or have it Chilled...!!

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Anju Bhagnari
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