Cake Black Forest with cherries

Cake Black Forest with cherries

Black Forest cake with cherries is the perfect combination of airy chocolate biscuit, whipped cream and cherries, which make pastries not only extremely tasty, but also very fragrant. In addition, the recipe for the Black Forest cake is quite simple, but home-made pastries are even tastier.

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Cuisine: German.

Ingredients

  • chicken eggs - 6 pcs;
  • sour cream or cream (at least 60% fat) - 500 g;
  • sugar - 3 cups;
  • dark cocoa powder - 3 tbsp;
  • canned cherries - 1 can;
  • cognac - 2 tbsp;
  • condensed milk - 1 can;
  • vanillin - 0.5 tsp;
  • wheat flour - 2 cups;
  • vegetable oil - 2 tbsp;
  • semolina - 2 tbsp;
  • dark chocolate for decoration - 100 g.

Cooking

1. Take care of preparing the air dough for the chocolate biscuit. In a deep and clean bowl, beat the chicken eggs, then add a pinch of vanilla and 2 cups of sugar to them.

dough preparation

2. Thoroughly beat the combined components using a blender or mixer. Beat at medium speed for at least 10 minutes. As a result, you should have a tender egg mixture. By the way, if the eggs are not beaten well, the biscuit will not rise and the cake will fail. If you are worried that the cake will not rise, you can add a pinch of baking soda to the mixture.

making cake dough

3. Add dark cocoa and flour to the beaten egg mass. Before adding flour, be sure to sift on a fine sieve. If you like rich chocolate cakes, you can add a little more cocoa.

dough preparation

4. Slowly mix the combined components. You need to mix very carefully so that the beaten eggs do not sit down. Then start preparing the baking dish. Pour 2 tbsp into the bottom of a detachable form. l. vegetable oil. Using a silicone brush, spread the oil on the bottom of the mold, and grease the sides. After lubrication, lightly crush the mold with semolina. In this case, the biscuit will move away from the walls well and can be easily removed. Using a spoon, spoon the chocolate batter into the prepared pan and spread it gently around the entire perimeter.

making chocolate dough

5. A chocolate biscuit is baked at 180 degrees for about 20-30 minutes. In this case, the form with the dough must be placed in a preheated oven, and it is forbidden to open the oven door in the first 10 minutes. While the brown sponge cake is baking, prepare the buttercream. Put sour cream or cream in a deep bowl, pour in the condensed milk and add the remaining sugar. If you do not like too sweet pastries, you can not add sugar to the cream, condensed milk is enough.

making cake cream

6. Combine the products in a bowl, beat thoroughly with a blender. As a result, you should have a fairly thick and fluffy cream. By the way, in order for the cream to turn out airy and not drain from the cakes, the fat content of sour cream should be high. If you purchased sour cream or low-fat cream, be sure to add a special thickener to them, otherwise, the cream will simply drain off the biscuit and the cake will not be soaked.

making cake cream

7. Meanwhile, the biscuit in the oven should be browned. Be sure to check its readiness with a toothpick. To do this, pierce the cake with a toothpick in several places. If at the same time the tip of the toothpick remains dry, you can safely get pastries. However, if the dough sticks to the tip of the toothpick, then the cake is not baked inside and needs to be kept in the oven a little more. If this is not done, he will sit down very quickly.

chocolate biscuit

chocolate biscuit

8. When the chocolate biscuit has cooled, you can start assembling the cake. First, put it on a cutting board and cut lengthwise into 3 cakes with a sharp knife. Place the first cake on a wide flat dish. Then open the jar of cherries. Pour the cherry juice into a deep bowl and add cognac to it. Lightly saturate the bottom layer of the cake with juice, then smear it with sour cream and lay out some cherries. By the way, fresh berries can also be used for this cake. However, in this case, it is necessary to get all the seeds from the cherries, and then wait a bit until the berries let the juice flow.

making black forest cake

9. Place a medium cake on the greased bottom of the cake, soak it with juice, generously brush with sour cream and lay out the cherries. Also soak the top of the cake with the remaining juice, and then lay it on top of the rest of the cakes.

making black forest cake

10. Decorate your cake. First, carefully grease the cake on all sides with the remaining sour cream.

grease the cake with sour cream

11. Grate a bar of dark chocolate on a coarse grater. With the resulting chocolate chips, generously crush your pastries on all sides.

sprinkle chocolate chips on cake

12. Decorate the cake with fresh fruit. For decoration, you can use any fruits and berries, but either cherries or strawberries look the most spectacular. Black Forest cherry cake is ready. Let it soak a little (1 hour will be enough) and you can immediately serve to guests.

Black Forest cake with cherries

Black Forest cake with cherries

As you can see, the recipe for the Black Forest cake with cherries is very simple and straightforward. It is prepared from improvised ingredients, which are almost always at hand. But the pastries are soft, sweet and very tasty. Thanks to sour cream, the dessert has a delicate moderately sweet taste, and cherries give it sourness. Bon appetit!