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    Marie-Louise's Award Black Forest Cake

    Marie-Louise's Award Black Forest Cake. Photo by threeovens

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 10 mins

    30 mins

    40 mins

    Scandigirl's Note:

    When our daughter decided to enter 'Kinderfest' cooking competition in our hometown during Octoberfest, she was sure to win!!! Ah, but just a small glitch, her precious Black Forest Cake had shifted and was slightly lopsided!!! Ah, but she received a big reward from her parents, as we were so proud of our little girls achivement...

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cake

    Units: US | Metric

    Filling

    • 793.78 g can of cooked black cherries, stoned
    • 709.78 ml whipped cream, to which the
    • 56.69 g kirsch, have been incorporated

    Garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Sift the cocoa and the flour together and set aside.
    2. 2
      Mix the egg yolks and the sugar together and the mixture becomes light in colour.
    3. 3
      Add the warm water and mix well with an electric beater for about 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Incorporate the cocoa/flour mixture to the egg yolks, with a spatula.
    5. 5
      Then, gently fold in the almonds.
    6. 6
      Beat the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks.
    7. 7
      Fold the egg whites into the batter.
    8. 8
      Butter and flour generously a 10 inch springform mould.
    9. 9
      Pour the batter into the mould.
    10. 10
      Bake the cake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.
    11. 11
      Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes.
    12. 12
      Unmold and let it cool for an additional 5 minutes.
    13. 13
      Cut the cake into 3 layers lengthwise.
    14. 14
      Spread some cherries and a layer of whipped cream on the bottom cake layer.
    15. 15
      Top with the second layer.
    16. 16
      Cover this layer with some cherries and cover with whipped cream.
    17. 17
      Add the third and top layer of cake.
    18. 18
      Garnish with the remaining whipped cream.
    19. 19
      Sprinkle with the grated chocolate and top with the maraschino cherries.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 08, 2009

      My cake did not turn out well at all. I think it was me. I followed the directions to the best of my ability, but cooked the cake in regular 9 inch pans instead of the springform (which I don't own). The cake turned out very dense and not cake-like at all. I also did not like the almonds in the cake. Hopefully someone else is a better baker than I.

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    • on August 25, 2008

      55

      This 5-star rating is for the _filling_ in this recipe which I used for my pull-a-bit-from-here-a-bit-from-there Black Forest Cake. Thanks for what looks to be a great cake-recipe -- certainly the filling was superb!

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    Nutritional Facts for Marie-Louise's Award Black Forest Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (1881 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 3396.1
     
    Calories from Fat 1102
    32%
    Total Fat 122.5 g
    188%
    Saturated Fat 40.3 g
    201%
    Cholesterol 1464.8 mg
    488%
    Sodium 737.0 mg
    30%
    Total Carbohydrate 496.5 g
    165%
    Dietary Fiber 39.3 g
    157%
    Sugars 299.4 g
    1197%
    Protein 102.0 g
    204%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    kirsch

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