Question: How Do You Frost A Black Forest Cake

December 30, 2009


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BLACK FOREST CAKE 1 stick butter, softened 2 c. sugar 2 c. flour 2 eggs 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 c. cocoa 1 c. brewed coffee 1 c. milk with 1 tbsp. vinegar 2 tsp. baking soda FILLING: 1 (16 oz.) can cherry pie filling FROSTING: 1 pt. heavy cream 1 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. rum 1 tbsp. chocolate shavings Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar together. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time, mix well. Add remaining dry ingredients and liquids. Mix well. Pour batter into a well greased tube pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool on cake rack for 5 minutes, take out of pan and cool thoroughly. Cut cake in half and spread with cherry pie filling. Prepare frosting by whipping heavy cream and adding 1 teaspoon rum and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Assemble cake and frost with cream topping, sprinkle top of cake with chocolate shaving.