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02 January, 2013

Happy New Year (Belated) And A Black Forest Cake!!!

02 January, 2013

Happy New Year (Belated) And A Black Forest Cake!!!

On this New Year, may you have enough enthusiasm to make your dreams big,
enough determination to make each day better than the day before.
Happy New Year !!!
In this New Year, wish you the best year you've ever had.
 May you realize your fondest dreams & take time to recognize & enjoy, each and every blessing.
 Have a prosperous year ahead !!
Another year, another chance.
 To start our lives anew.
This time time we'll  leap old barriers, to have a real breakthrough.
Have a fantastic New Year !!

Well, this New Year , we celerated with loads of fun, wonderful fireworks, a cool latenight New Year party,   delicious food and a Black forest Cake . So, you can say I was pretty busy. It is a bit late, but I wish you all a belated, happy and prosperous New Year !! I'm going to be giving you all the recipe of black forest cake which is loaded with chocolate,cream and cherries. Hope you like it! (And don't forget to comment or subscribe!! Njoy !! )

Ingredients :

  • Maida/Flour- 2 cups
  • Eggs- 3
  • Vegetable oil- 1/2 cup
  • Sugar- 2 cups
  • Icing sugar- 1 1/2 cups
  • Vanilla essence- 1 tbsp.
  • Cocoa powder- 1/2 cup
  • Milk- 1 cup
  • Sour cherries- 2 cups
  • Baking powder- 2 cups
  • Baking soda- 3/4 tsp.
  • Cornstarch- 1 tbsp.
  • Salt- 1/4 tbsp.
  • Whipped cream- 2 1/2 cups


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease and flour a nine-inch square baking pans and cover the bottom with wax/butter paper.
2. In a bowl, mix flour, 1 cup sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add eggs, milk, oil, 1/2 tsp. vanilla essence. Beat well till nicely mixed. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
3. Bake for 35 minutes on the middle rack or till a toothpick/fork inserted in it comes out clean.
4. Let it cool on the wire racks for 10-15 minutes. Remove racks to cool completely.
5. Drain some cherries. collect the juice-around 1/2 cup. Combine the drained juice, some more cherries, white sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, till the sauce thickens. Add some vanilla essence and remember to cool before usage.
6. Combine whipped cream and sugar in a chilled bowl. Beat well till it hardens. 
7. Top the cake with chocolate curls which can be made by using a potato peeler to peel the chocolate. Fill a piping nozzle with the whipped cream and sugar mixture. Frost the edges of the cake and put a cherry at regular intervals. Viola!! Our black forest cake is ready !

Black Forest Cake
I was really happy with my results as it was the first time I made Black Forest Cake and it turned out really well !


  1. Delicious cake, happy new year to you and family

  2. Happy New Year Swathi!! Thanx for the comment!!

  3. Would love a bite. Happy new year to u n ur family

  4. Thank you Vimitha! Happy New Year to u and ur family too!!


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