Black Forest Cherry Cake

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Recipe: #27771       August 24, 2017



Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (299.6 g)
  • Calories 630
  • Total Fat - 22.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 383.3 mg
  • Sodium - 581.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 87.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4 g
  • Sugars - 57.5 g
  • Protein - 22.1 g
  • Calcium - 333.6 mg
  • Iron - 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 24.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

8
Servings
40m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In
 

Step 1

Heat oven to 350 degrees

Step 2

Grease and flour two round layer baking pan, 9 or 8 inches

Step 3

In a chilled bowl beat cream until stiff

Step 4

Beat eggs until thick and lemon coloured

Step 5

Fold eggs and vanilla into whipped cream

Step 6

Stir together dry ingredients and gently fold into whipped cream mixture until blended

Step 7

Pour into pans

Step 8

Bake 30-35 min or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Set aside to cool

Step 9

To make filling combine cornstarch and sugar in a saucepan

Step 10

Add enough water to reserved syrup to make 1 cup, add to cornstarch and mix well

Step 11

Cook, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils

Step 12

Boil and stir 1 minute

Step 13

Cool to lukewarm

Step 14

Stir in brandy

Step 15

Dip 36 cherries in mixture, then set aside

Step 16

Cut remaining cherries into quarters and add to mixture, stiring

Step 17

Chill thoroughly

Step 18

Topping: beat cream and icing sugar until stiff

Step 19

To assemble, level cake layers and place one layer down on serving plate

Step 20

Pipe a thin rim around the bottom layer with whipped cream, the fill with cherry mixture. Top with second layer

Step 21

Frost tops and sides with whipped cream

Step 22

Gently press grated chocolate into the sides of the cake

Step 23

Pipe a border of whipped cream around the top of the cake, and the starting from the center pipe spokes to outline individual portions

Step 24

Place reserved cherries in each outlined portion

Tips & Variations


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