Blackforest Gateau

by ReethiHarish
A yummy dessert baked at home!!
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Cuisine Continental
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Eggs - 6 nos
  • Caster sugar - 150 gm
  • Self raising flour(sifted) - 125 gm
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder - 2 tbsp
  • Butter for greasing -
For the filling and topping:
  • Canned black cherries - 1 1/4 kg
  • Caster sugar(to mix with cherries, if its not sweet) - 2 1/2 gm
  • Cornflour - 2 tbsp
  • Double cream - 750 ml
Cuisine Continental
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Eggs - 6 nos
  • Caster sugar - 150 gm
  • Self raising flour(sifted) - 125 gm
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder - 2 tbsp
  • Butter for greasing -
For the filling and topping:
  • Canned black cherries - 1 1/4 kg
  • Caster sugar(to mix with cherries, if its not sweet) - 2 1/2 gm
  • Cornflour - 2 tbsp
  • Double cream - 750 ml
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Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Pre heat the oven to 180ªC. Grease and line a 30 cm diameter deep cake tin.
  2. Break the eggs into a mixing bowl, add the sugar and beat well for about 5 minutes until very light and fluffy.
  3. Carefully fold in the sifted flour and the cocoa powder.
  4. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.
  5. Bake for 40-45 minutes until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  6. Turn out onto a wire rack and leave to cool.
  7. Drain the cans of cherries in a sieve set over a saucepan.
  8. Put the cherries in a bowl (add 50 g caster sugar if necessary).
  9. Heat the juice until it comes to the boil.
  10. While the juice is heating, put the cornflour in a small bowl and mix with a little water.
  11. Whisk the paste into the juice when it boils.
  12. Strain through a sieve onto the cherries.
  13. Cut the sponge(cake) in half horizontally.
  14. Sandwich the halves together with the whipped cream and half the cherries.
  15. Arrange the rest of the cherries on top.
  16. Decorate with whipped cream.
  17. :- An excellent dessert!!! :- Enjoy!!!!
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