Thursday, June 26, 2014

Black Forest Cake

300.  Black Forest Cake is rich, creamy and the subtle cherry flavor blended with cocoa are perfectly pared.
 This recipe was time consuming but the steps were very easy to follow.  My version was substituting Kirsch for Espresso and a small amount of almond extract.  It was a great improvement!  Sometimes the Kirsch overpowers the cherries.

The Joy of Baking site has a great how-to video which takes you step by step through the recipe from start to finish.  The written recipe can be found here:  Black Forest Cake  Here are pictures of my process.
 The batter was beautiful and so light and fluffy.
"The only way cheese is dessert is when it's followed by the word cake."
~Michele Gorman

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