Black Forest Cake Recipe Easy

 


Black Forest Cake is one of my all time favorite cakes! Layers of moist rich chocolate cake nestled between luscious layers of lightly sweetened whipped cream and cherries! This cake is made with sour cherries, they have a rich dark flavor that compliments the other elements of this cake beautifully. 



Ingredients



Cake

2 cups of flour
1 1/2 cups of unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups of sugar
2 eggs
1 cup warm water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp sea salt
1 1/2 tsp vanila extract
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsps baking powder 

These fill 3 9 x 1 cake pans

Fillings

Whipped Cream

2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract

Chocolate ganache

6 ounces dark chocolate
2-3 ounces heavy cream

Syrup

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
4 to 5 tbs cherry preserves

8 to 12 ounces sour cherry preserves homemade or store bought



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