Black Forest cake

Black Forest cake, also known as Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, is a famous German dessert that comes from the Black Forest region in southwest Germany. It is a delicious and iconic cake that typically consists of layers of chocolate sponge, whipped cream and cherries. Here is a basic recipe for Black Forest cake:


For the chocolate sponge cake:

6 large eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
The recipe continues on the next page