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Marie-louises Award Black Forest Cake

Marie-louises Award Black Forest Cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 30

Cook Time : 40

Total Time : 70

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • 8 egg yolks

  • 8 egg whites

  • 6ounces sugar

  • 1tablespoon warm water

  • 5ounces cake flour

  • 3ounces ground almonds

  • 1 1⁄2 ounces cocoa

  • 1 (28 ounce) canof cooked black cherries, stoned

  • 1 1⁄2 pints whipped cream, to which the

  • 2ounces kirsch, have been incorporated

  • grated chocolate

  • maraschino cherry

Directions

  • 01

    Sift the cocoa and the flour together and set aside.

  • 02

    Mix the egg yolks and the sugar together and the mixture becomes light in colour.

  • 03

    Add the warm water and mix well with an electric beater for about 5 minutes.

  • 04

    Incorporate the cocoa/flour mixture to the egg yolks, with a spatula.

  • 05

    Then, gently fold in the almonds.

  • 06

    Beat the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks.

  • 07

    Fold the egg whites into the batter.

  • 08

    Butter and flour generously a 10 inch springform mould.

  • 09

    Pour the batter into the mould.

  • 10

    Bake the cake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.

  • 11

    Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes.

  • 12

    Unmold and let it cool for an additional 5 minutes.

  • 13

    Cut the cake into 3 layers lengthwise.

  • 14

    Spread some cherries and a layer of whipped cream on the bottom cake layer.

  • 15

    Top with the second layer.

  • 16

    Cover this layer with some cherries and cover with whipped cream.

  • 17

    Add the third and top layer of cake.

  • 18

    Garnish with the remaining whipped cream.

  • 19

    Sprinkle with the grated chocolate and top with the maraschino cherries.

Review

3.5

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