Easy black forest cake recipe

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In this video tutorial I share with you this easy black forest cake recipe. I will also show you how to assemble the cakes. I already baked the cakes and made the chantilly cream and I give you the links to those so that you can get them ready.

You will need the following.

Chocolate genoise sponge cakes

Chantilly cream

For the syrup

  • 680 grams jar of pitted sour Cherries or Morello Cherries in syrup
  • 4 tablespoons syrup from the jar of cherries
  • 50 grams caster sugar
  • Assemble the cake by getting one of the cakes and put it on a serving plate
  • Brush the cake with some of the cherry syrup.
  • Spread some of the chantilly cream on top and then place some cherries evenly over the cream.
  • Repeat the process for the second layer and then the last layer should be cake.
  • Ice the top and sides, you can now put some of the whipped cream into a piping bag fitted with a large nozzle and pipe on top of cake.
  • Cover and refrigerate the cake for several hours, or overnight before serving.
  • Decorate with fresh cherries and grated chocolate.(optional)