Friday, 13 February 2015

Black Forest Cake - Eggless

Black Forest Cake is a Swiss-German traditional specialty dessert and is one of the most popular sponge delicacy that is hard to resist!! 


  • All purpose flour - 1 1/2 cups
  • Baking powder - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda - 3/4 tsp
  • Cocoa powder - 3 tblsp
  • Condensed milk - 1 cup
  • Melted butter - 3/4 cup
  • Vanilla frosting - 32 oz / 900 gms container
  • Hershey mildly sweet Chocolate bar - 6.8 oz /192 gms
  • Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Canned cherries for decoration


  • Preheat the oven at 350 degree F / 180 degree C
  • Grease an 8 inch round cake pan with butter and keep it aside
  • In a large mixing bowl sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and cocoa powder
  • In another bowl mix melted butter, vanilla essence, water and condensed milk using a whisker
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well with out any lumps
  • Pour the cake batter to the greased pan
  • Bake it for 40 minutes or until an inserted tooth pick comes out clean
  • Remove the cake from the pan and let it cool on a wire rack completely before frosting
  • Now cut the cake into 2 layers using a big knife
  • Transfer one layer onto a plate or turn table and spread some frosting
  • Place another layer over the frosting
  • Spread a thick layer of frosting evenly using a flat spatula or big knife over the cake
  • I decorated the cake with rosette border using tip 18, you can just leave it plain 
  • Peel the chocolate bar using a peeler to make the gratings 
  • Sprinkle it on top and onto the sides of the cake
  • Decorate with cherries on the top

Nutritional Information
  • Per slice = 340 calories approximately

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