Black Forest Cake in a glass

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This dessert offers a complex flavor profile, yet it is easy and fun to make!

 

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 20 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 638 / Protein 67g / Carbohydr. 447g / Fat 188g

Ingredients (6 servings)

5eggs
150 gsugar (divided)
100 gall purpose flour
50 gcornstarch
50 gcocoa powder
50 gvegetable oil
2 clcherry brandy (divided)
150 mlcherry juice
250 gcherries
300 gcream
150 gpowdered sugar
mint leaves for serving
chocolate shavings for serving

Utensils

saucepan, round baking form (24 cm), oven, cookie cutter, large bowl, whisk, stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Wine Tip

Vintage Port
A port pairs perfectly with chocolate and red fruits.

Step 1

Black Forest Cake in a glass

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. In a stand mixer, beat together eggs and half of sugar until frothy.

oven, stand mixer or hand mixer

5 eggs / 75 g sugar

Step 2

Black Forest Cake in a glass

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, cornstarch, and cocoa powder and sift into the eggs. Beat to combine.

large bowl, whisk

100 g flour / 50 g cornstarch / 50 g cocoa powder

Step 3

Black Forest Cake in a glass

In a steady stream, slowly add oil to batter and continue to beat for approx. 1 – 2 min. until well mixed.

stand mixer or hand mixer

50 g vegetable oil

Step 4

Black Forest Cake in a glass

Pour the batter into a round baking form and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (350°F) for approx. 15 – 20 min. until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

round baking form, oven

Step 5

Black Forest Cake in a glass

In a saucepan over medium heat, caramelize the rest of the sugar. Deglaze with half of the cherry brandy and all of the cherry juice. Reduce to a simmer and allow to cook for approx. 6 – 8 min.

saucepan

75 g sugar / 1 cl cherry brandy / 150 ml cherry juice

Step 6

Black Forest Cake in a glass

When the cherry sauce is reduced by half, add cherries. Continue to simmer for approx. 5 – 6 min.

250 g cherries

Step 7

Black Forest Cake in a glass

Beat cream until almost stiff. Then add the powdered sugar and continue to beat for approx. 1 min. until combined and stiff.

stand mixer or hand mixer

300 g cream / 150 g powdered sugar

Step 8

Black Forest Cake in a glass

Fold in remaining cherry brandy.

1 cl cherry brandy

Step 9

Black Forest Cake in a glass

Release cake. Using a cookie cutter, cut out individual cake rounds.

cookie cutter

Step 10

Black Forest Cake in a glass

In a serving glass, layer the cake, cherry sauce, and whipped cream. Repeat. Garnish with mint and chocolate shavings. Enjoy!

mint leaves for serving / chocolate shavings for serving