How to make Black Forest Cake -

The ever popular black forest cake

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chocolate Sponge Cake (चॉकलेट स्पौंज केक), Tinned Cherries (टिन्ड चेरी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Black Forest Cake

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 2-2.30 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Black Forest Cake Recipe

  • Chocolate Sponge Cake 8 inch round

  • Tinned Cherries grated 1/2 cup

  • Orange juice 3/4 cup

  • Whipped cream 2 cups

  • Canned cherries stoned 100 grams

  • Chocolate shavings 1 cup


Step 1

Trim the rounded top of the cake and then turn it upside down. Slice it horizontally into three pieces. Keep one pieces on a plate. Moisten it with some orange juice.

Step 2

Spread a layer of whipped cream. Over that sprinkle some canned cherries.

Step 3

Over this keep another slice of the cake and moisten it with some orange juice. Spread a layer of whipped cream. Over that sprinkle some canned cherries.

Step 4

Sprinkle some grated chocolate. Keep the last slice of cake over this and again moisten it with orange juice.

Step 5

Spread a thick layer of whipped cream over the top and on the sides of the sandwiched cake too.

Step 6

Dip the palette knife in hot water, wipe dry and smoothen the top and the sides. Fill a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle with the remaining whipped cream.

Step 7

Pipe out rosettes on the top of the cake along the outer edge. Sprinkle chocolate shavings on the top and also stick them on the sides of the cake.

Step 8

Finally place a cherry on each rosette. Keep the cake in the refrigerator for an hour or two to set well. Cut into wedges and serve chilled.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.