Black Forest Cake Don’t get intimidated with black forest cake. It’s actually easy and simple to prepare.
Black Forest Cake, or Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte in German, is a classic and decadent dessert that has captured the hearts and taste buds of dessert enthusiasts around the world. Named after the Black Forest region in Germany, this iconic cake is a symphony of rich chocolate, fluffy whipped cream, and luscious cherries. Its distinct layers and delightful flavors make it a favorite for celebrations, special occasions, or just as a treat to satisfy your sweet cravings.
The origin of the Black Forest Cake dates back to the early 20th century in Germany. Although the exact details of its creation are somewhat unclear, it is widely believed to have originated in the Black Forest region, renowned for its dense forests and picturesque landscapes. The cake’s name is inspired by the region’s famous specialty, Schwarzwälder Kirsch, a cherry brandy produced from the sour Morello cherries grown
Serving Size: 14
Preparation & Cooking Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
¾ cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)
1 egg white
½ teaspoon salt
14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
⅔ cup brown sugar
¾ cup oil
½ cup boiling water
1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray your cake pan with oil.
In a bowl, mix the all-purpose flour, baking soda, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, egg white, condensed milk, brown sugar and oil.
Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture.
Pour in the water.
Add the chips and stir.
Pour the cake batter into the cake pan.
Bake in the oven for 40 minutes.
Let cool for 10 minutes.
Apply the frosting on top and sides of the cake.
Sprinkle with the chocolate shavings.
Arrange the cherries on top.