Ilse Castrejón

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Classic Black Forest Cake

20 mins
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This cake is a classic of the German pastry, with its exquisite taste of chocolate and cherry liqueur, it becomes an explosion of flavors that everyone loves, do not miss the opportunity to surprise your loved ones with this spectacular cake.
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12 portions
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 100 milliliters vegetal oil
  • 2 teaspoons liquid vanilla
  • 160 milliliters milk
  • 180 grams flour
  • 60 grams cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 120 milliliters Water, hot
  • 2 cups cherries in syrup, cut in half
  • 80 milliliters cherry syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cherry liqueur, (kirsch)
  • 1 cup cherry jam
  • 4 cups whipped cream
  • 200 grams chocolate, grated
  • enough cherry, to decorate


Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
In a blender beat the eggs until they sponge, add the sugar and continue beating, add vegetable oil, vanilla essence and milk.
With the help of a sieve or sieve add the dry ingredients, flour, cocoa, baking powder, beat 2 minutes more, add the hot water and whisk until integrated.
Pour the cake preparation into a previously floured and greased mold. Bake for 20 minutes, let cool and unmold.
With the help of a serrated knife, slice the cake into 4 pieces, until you get 4 circles.
In a bowl mix the syrup of the cherries with the liquor.
On a rotating base place a sponge base and with a brush soak the bread with the previous syrup.
Add a little cherry jam and spread over the sponge cake, add the chantilly cream, and place the cherries to add the other sponge cake and repeat the previous process.
With the help of a spatula, cover the entire cake with chantilly cream.
Decorate the walls of the cake with the chocolate shavings.
Place the rest of the chantilly cream in a sleeve with curly duya, decorate the top and finish with cherries.


On a cake base accompanied by a coffee.


You can substitute cherry liqueur for brandy.

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Ratings (11)
Elizabeth Sarzosa
17/01/2021 08:32:51
El sabor perfecto,estuvo delicioso,pero no se en que falle,pero se bajo un poco, es que parrilla del horno debería colocarlo al ornarlo.gr y el molde de que medida sería.muchas gracias
Silvia Calderon
08/06/2019 08:28:09
Me encantan los postres deliciosos
María Flores
16/03/2019 15:30:50
Todo riquisimo gracias
nosleidy gonzalez
28/07/2018 12:49:10
Se ve delicioso
20/02/2018 22:42:59
Excelente también me quedo
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