Best Ever Black Forest Cake Recipe

You are going to love this Black Forest Cake Recipe and it is the best ever. We have a quick video to show you how. View now.

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Are you ever in for a sweet treat today! WHOot Contributor Dave is back with another popular dessert. His Black Forest Cake Recipe has been hugely popular and you are going to love it.

This triple-decker delight is not for the faint-hearted. It is rich and decadent and guaranteed to satisfy any craving! The best part, his recipe is not only delicious, but it’s also simple too.

Black Forest Cake Recipe Ingredients

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  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups dark chocolate shavings or more
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 400 ml of whipping cream, chilled
  • 21 oz cherry pie filling
  • fresh cherries with stem

Black Forest Cake Recipe

via Dave Hood, Cook’n Share

Are you ready to learn how to make Dave’s easy and delicious Black Forest Cake recipe? He’s on standby and ready to share his tips.

We highly recommend that you watch his video, this way you will achieve the very best result. To view, click Play above ^

How To Make Black Forest Cake Recipe

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Preheat you oven to 350 degrees F.

Add the all purpose flour to a bowl follow by the sugar, salt, baking powder, cocoa, and baking soda.. Mix it until well combined.

Add the wet ingredients the milk, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, and then the eggs.

Using an electric mixer, mix over medium speed, until it’s well combined. You can do this using a whisk, as well.

Gradually add in the boiling water and beat it for about 1 1/2 minutes.

Spray 3 nine-inch baking pans with some baking spray and put parchment paper on the bottom.

Divide the batter into three parts and pour into each of the trays.

Place the trays into the oven and bake for 30 to 35 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

While the cake is baking, shave about 2 cups of chocolate using a sharp knife.

After about 35 minutes, flip the cakes over onto a plate. If they are bulky, trim the tops using a knife.

Tap the tops so they release easily.

Add the whipping cream to a bowl. Make sure the bowl and the cream are cold.

Beat until you get stiff peaks.

Add 1/3 of the whipped cream to the first cake and add 1/3 layer of the canned cherries.

Repeat this for all layers of the cake. Reserve some whipping cream for decorating the top.

Apply the remaining whipping cream over the entire cake.

Next, pat the shredded chocolate over the sides of the cake.

Pipe some round swirls of frosting on the outside edges of the cake and put some cherries in the center.

Sprinkle more chocolate shavings over the center of the cake.

Chill, serve and enjoy your black forest cake.

Where To Find Dave

Dave Hood is the creator behind this Black Forest Cake Recipe and he has plenty more to share with you.

Dave has a website filled with one-pot wonders and plenty of easy-to-whip-up meals and we’ve included a few of our favorites below.

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