Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Black Forest Cake

The cake that's loved by each and forest.


Step 1- Preparing chocolate cake
2 cups sugar

2 whole eggs

1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa (unsweetened)

1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 cup milk

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup boiling water

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.
2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pans.
3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.

Step 2- Whipped cream frosting

Use Kraft's Cool Whipped Topping (12 oz)

Step 3- Preparing cherry syrup
Get 1/2 lb fresh cherries. Cut half of the cherries into halves, put them in about 1/4 cup sugar syrup.

Step 4- Decorating the cake

With a serrated knife level both the cakes by cutting out the domes. Then take one of the cake and spread some whipped frosting over it. Then put the cherry syrup over it. Then place another cake on top of it. Then frost the top cake completely with the frosting and decorate using the icing tips. Then grate kisses chocolate pieces over the top of the cake. Then place the cherries over the cake in whatever pattern you like.

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