Blackforest Gateau

A yummy dessert baked at home!!

Blackforest Gateau

A yummy dessert baked at home!!

Category : Desserts, Cakes

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By Reethi Harish

Published On: 10 Dec 2008

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Directions

Step 1

Pre heat the oven to 180ªC. Grease and line a 30 cm diameter deep cake tin.

Step 2

Break the eggs into a mixing bowl, add the sugar and beat well for about 5 minutes until very light and fluffy.

Step 3

Carefully fold in the sifted flour and the cocoa powder.

Step 4

Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.

Step 5

Bake for 40-45 minutes until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Step 6

Turn out onto a wire rack and leave to cool.

Step 7

Drain the cans of cherries in a sieve set over a saucepan.

Step 8

Put the cherries in a bowl (add 50 g caster sugar if necessary).

Step 9

Heat the juice until it comes to the boil.

Step 10

While the juice is heating, put the cornflour in a small bowl and mix with a little water.

Step 11

Whisk the paste into the juice when it boils.

Step 12

Strain through a sieve onto the cherries.

Step 13

Cut the sponge(cake) in half horizontally.

Step 14

Sandwich the halves together with the whipped cream and half the cherries.

Step 15

Arrange the rest of the cherries on top.

Step 16

Decorate with whipped cream.

Step 17

:- An excellent dessert!!!
:- Enjoy!!!!

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