Black Forest Cake

Black forest cake is a traditional German torte originating from a bakery in the Black Forest. This recipe is a more chocolate-rich version of the original.

Author: Mary (The Goodie Godmother)
Servings: 16 servings

Ingredients:

CAKE

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups cake flour
2 cups sugar
2 cups buttermilk
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup semisweet or dark chocolate chips, melted
4 large eggs

FILLING & FROSTING

3 cups heavy whipping cream
12 ounce jar Morello (sour) cherries My jar was 24.7 oz/700g total weight, 12 oz/340 g drained weight
11/2 tablespoons cherry liquor (kirsch) *see notes
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tbsp cherry juice (from the jar)
6 ounces grated dark chocolate
fresh cherries for garnish optional

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