Eggless Black Forest Cake

Ingredients

for eggless chocolate cake

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (240 gram)

  • 3 tbsp un-sweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ tsp baking soda

  • ½ tsp baking powder

  • a pinch of salt

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 1 cup warm

  • ¼ cup oil

  • 1 tsp lime juice

  • ½ tsp vanilla essence

For icing the cake

  • 200 ml Heavy whipping cream (chilled)

  • 5 tbsp icing sugar

  • 3 tbsp chopped red cherries

  • 7 to 8 tbsp grated chocolate

  • 8 to 10 whole cherries for decoration

 

 

Method (How to make black forest cake at home)

Recipe for cake

  • Grease a round or square baking pan of 7.5 inches diameter  with oil.

  • Preheat your oven to 200 degrees celsius.

  • Sieve flour and 3 tbsp cocoa powder, with a pinch of salt, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl.

  • Take sugar in another bowl add oil and water and whisk  nicely.

  • Add 1 tbsp lime juice and vanilla essence and stir again.

  • Now add dry ingredients into the wet mixture. Mix well using a wired whisk to sure no lumps in the batter.

  • Pour the batter in to the greased pan.

  • Tap two three times cake pan so that the extra air bubbles are let out.

  • Bake the cake in a preheated oven for 35 to 40 mins. Or till toothpick inserted came out clean.

  • Let the cake cool completely for overnight before frosting.

For icing

  • Slice the cake neatly into two even part with acake slicer or big knife.

  • Keep the half of the sliced cake aside.

  • Place one slice on flat plate or try for icing.

  • Take heavy whipping cream in a deep mixing bowl.

  • Add icing sugar and ½ tsp vanilla essence into the cream and start whipping with a electric hand mixer

  • On high speed whip the cream till the cream become stiff  or when you get stiff peaks, just stop the mixer or beater.

  • Apply some cheery syrup or some sugar syrup on the cake evenly.

  • Now spread whipped cream about ¼  inch thick layer all around the cake.

  • Add  one layer of chopped red cherries, sprinkle some grated chocolate on top.

  • Now cover with other slice of the cake.

  • Again brush some sugar syrup or cheery syrup on the top of the cake.

  •  Againg spread some cream on the top evenly and spread on the sides or the cake.

  • Fill the remaining whipped cream in a piping bag and use any decorative nozzle. decorate the cake with the cream from the piping bag.

  • Spread chocolate shaves of the top of the cake, and decorate with whipped cream and whole red cherries.

  • Slice and serve the eggless black forest cake.