Black Forest Cherry Cake


1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 stk butter
1 teaspoon almond extract
cup kirsch
16 ounces can pitted red tart cherries drained (reserve liquid)


CAKE:Need two 9-inch round cake pans. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. In double boiler or microwave, melt chocolate over low heat. Cool. In another mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Add melted chocolate and gradually add the flour mixture. Add almond extract. Pour batter into greased and floured pans. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes, or until a cake tester comes out
FILLING AND TOPPING:Need a pastry bag with a star tube. In a mixing bowl, beat cream until stiff. Gradually add confectioners' sugar. Sprinkle 1/3 kirsch on a layer of the cake. Cover with whipped cream and add 1/3 of the drained cherries. Place a second layer on top and repeat. Then a third. Top the cake with a fourth layer. Spread 2/3 of the remaining whipped cream on the top and sides of the cake. Place last amount of whipped cream in a pastry bag and pipe rosettes of





1.0 servings


Monday, November 30, 2009 - 4:35pm



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