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Black Forest Birthday Cake

Cakes & Brownies
Black Forest Birthday Cake
Difficulty Medium
Serves 6
Time 1:30 hour
Contains egg No

Ingredients

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For the Black Forest Birthday Cake

  • AP flour
  • Cadbury Cocoa Powder Buy
  • baking soda
  • caster sugar
  • salt
  • vanilla extract
  • vegetable oil
  • coffee water
  • vinegar
  • whipping cream
  • cherries (fresh or preserved)

For the decoration

  • Cadbury Cooking Block Dark shavings Buy

Steps

  1. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 1
    01

    Measure the ingredients: Cadbury Cocoa Powder, AP flour, baking soda, caster sugar and salt.

  2. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 2
    02

    Mix the ingredients in one bowl and set aside.

  3. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 3
    03

    Grease and line two 6-inch round pans with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 180°C.

  4. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 4
    04

    Measure the ingredients: vegetable oil, coffee water, vanilla extract and vinegar.

  5. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 5
    05

    Add these ingredients to the dry mixture and whisk until incorporated.

  6. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 6
    06

    Pour the batter into the prepared pans. Bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cakes comes out clean.

  7. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 7
    07

    Allow the cakes to cool for 5-10 minutes before taking them out of the pan, then cool on a wire rack.

  8. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 8
    08

    Trim off the top of the cakes if they are domed. Cut each cake horizontally, into two parts, if desired.

  9. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 9
    09

    Measure the ingredients: Cadbury Cooking Block Dark shavings, cherries and whipping cream.

  10. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 10
    10

    Whip the cream until it forms stiff peaks.

  11. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 11
    11

    Place a cake board on the turntable. Place one cake on it. Spread some cream on the cake and add a few cherries. Repeat with the other layer/s.

  12. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 12
    12

    Place the last layer and spread more cream on its sides and top. Smoothen using a palette knife.

  13. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 13
    13

    Gently place the Cadbury Cooking Block Dark shavings on the sides of the cake.

  14. Black Forest Birthday Cake Step 14
    14

    Decorate the cake in the manner you desire with more cream and cherries on top. Cool the cake for 30 minutes and done!