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Black forest cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the cake layers

  • Preheat the oven to 170ο C (338ο F) set to fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the eggs, the sugar, and beat with the whisk attachment at high speed for 4-5 minutes, until the mixture becomes fluffy.
  • Remove the bowl from the mixer, and add the vanilla and salt.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa powder, salt and add them into the bowl with the rest of the ingredients. Mix softly with a spatula.
  • Butter and flour, with cocoa powder, 2 20cm cake pans and divide the mixture.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Remove and set on a rack to cool.

To assemble

  • Cut a piece of parchment paper into three strips. Place them onto a platter and shape them like a triangle.
  • Drain the sour cherry spoon sweet and add the cognac into the syrup.
  • Place the first cake layer onto the platter. With a pastry brush, spread half of the syrup onto the cake layer. On top of it, add half of the sour cherries, half of the finely chopped couverture, the ¼ of the whipped cream, and spread on the whole surface.
  • Add the second cake layer on top, spread the remaining syrup and whipped cream all over the cake’s top and sides.
  • Add the remaining sour cherries and sprinkle the rest of the couverture.
  • Remove the parchment paper pieces and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
26 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
37 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
23 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
56 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
3 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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