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Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Black Forest Cake - My 100th Post

 Hi Friends,

           I am very happy and excited to post my 100th recipe today.  I really enjoyed my last few months of blogging. My sincere thanks to all of you, for your support and encouragement. Please continue to visit my blog and leave your valuable comments..
            I also would like to thank my family for supporting me during the last few months of  blogging..

   Black Forest Cake 



Recipe Source: Madhurasrecipes

Ingredients:

For Chocolate Sponge:

1 1/2 cup plain flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup milk
3/4 cup cooking oil

For Whipping Cream:

1 pint/ 2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup icing sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence

For Garnish:

Chocolate shavings
cherries

Preparation:

For Chocolate Sponge:
  1. In a bowl, mix plain flour with cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder. Sieve it and keep it aside.
  2. In another bowl, take sugar and add eggs, oil and milk  and beat together until sugar dissolves.
  3. Add dry ingredients (step 1) to this and mix well.
  4. Pour this chocolate cake batter in to greased 9" baking pan.
  5. Bake at 190 degree celcius for 30- 40 minutes or  until the toothpick/ skewers inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Leave it in the pan for 5 minutes and then turn the cake over to a wire rack to cool completely.
For whipping Cream Filling:
  1.  In a mixing bowl, place heavy whipping cream. To this add icing sugar and vanilla essence and whip until soft peaks are formed.
 For garnshing, take any chocolate bar and peel or grate it using a peeler.

For Assembling:
  1. After the cake cools down, remove its top crust and then divide into 3 equal layers.
  2. Sprinkle cherry syrup or sugar syrup on all the chocolate cakes.
  3. Place one layer of chocolate cake on a serving plate/ cake stand and add a layer of whipped cream and spread it all around.
  4.  Place another layer of cake and spread out one more layer of whipped cream.
  5. Now  place the final layer of cake and gently press down. Spread the remaining whipped cream on top and all over the cake.
  6. Sprinkle chocolate shavings over the cake and garnish with cherries...........
  • Can also add cherries in between the cake layers...



28 comments:

  1. Looks so yummy n tempting ...congrats dear and wish you many more milestones ahead

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  2. Delicious cake .congrats dear keep it up

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  3. Looks yum!
    http://www.followfoodiee.com/

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  4. Congrats on the 100th post!! Yummy cake.This is my favorite..
    Divya's Culinary Journey

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  5. congrats on your 100th post.......this is really yummy!

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  6. Many congrats on your 100th post Shabbu..Your black forest looks so tempting and moist that I feel to have few slices..ha,Yum!

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  7. Congratulations on ur 100th post am soon nearing my half century :) Well made black forest, one of my favorites. looks spongy & moist

    http://shwetainthekitchen.blogspot.com/

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  8. Delicious cake my most favorite one.. Congrats for your 100th post...
    VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

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  9. Looks great Shabbu ! Congrats for your 100 the post

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  10. Congrats Shabna on your 100th post. Cake looks yummy :). Black forest is my favorite..

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  11. Congrats on your milestone.. no words to describe the cake... it is just perfect...

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  12. WOW !! Congrats ... Cake looks yummmy !! No words !! Happy to follow you :)

    Expecting entries from you for my Independence day event !!..

    Cheers,
    Sharanya
    www.vigsha.blogspot.com

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  13. Congratulations!!! The Cake looks so yummy and soft...

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  14. Congrats shabbu, thanks a ton for the visit and for the follow. OMG! the cake looks YUMMY...wish I could just sink in...happy to follow u too dear..keep visiting...lovely space u have here.

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  15. Congrats dear. A perfect cake to celebrate. Yummy!

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  16. Congrats on your 100th post. My favourite black forest cake, looks awesome dear.

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  17. Congratulations on the 100th post. And what a lovely cake to feature too.

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  18. Congrats dear,keep rocking!
    Perfect way to celebrate,gorgeous cake.

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  19. cake looks yummy and very inviting...
    Congrats on ur 100th post :)
    Keep rocking...

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  20. Congrats on 100th post, delicious and perfect cake.

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  21. wow... black forest cake looks fantastic... perfect and delicious... congratulations on reaching this milestone... wish you plenty more :)

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  22. Congrats dear and wishing you many milestones..cake looks so tempting.

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  23. Thank you all for your lovely comments and wishes...

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  24. congrats on your milestone dear.. awesome visual treat :)

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  25. congrates .. lovley delicious cake .

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  26. wow, looks just like the ones in pastry shops!, congrats on 100th post :)

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