Black Forest Gateau Recipe

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 gm castor sugar
  • 75 gm flour
  • 25 gm cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp warm water
  • 2 Tbsp sugar syrup
  • Rum to taste
  • 750 gm stoned cherries
  • 100 ml sugar syrup
  • Pared rind of 1 orange
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 250 ml sweetened, whipped cream
  • Chocolate to decorate
  1. Instructions
  2. Whip eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  3. Fold in flour, cocoa and baking powder with water.
  4. Spoon into an 8″ cake tin. Bake at 190 degrees C for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven, cool and split in half horizontally.
  6. Soak sponge with flavored sugar syrup.
  7. Cook cherries in syrup with cinnamon and orange rind.
  8. Thicken with corn flour. Cool.
  9. Layer the cake with whipped cream and cherries.
  10. Decorate with whipped cream and chocolate and serve chilled.
  11. Enjoy

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