Black forest cake
1recipe grandmas best chocolate cake
1recipe buttermilk white velvet cake
1recipe whipped cream frosting
1recipe chocolate french butter cream
1 can(s)dark sour cherry filling ( sub any cherry filling)
1bar of chocolate shaved
·maraschino cherries for garnish
How to Make Black forest cake
- Bake cakes as directed .. You will need 3 layers of white ( I half 2 cakes. There will be an extra half slicing)
2 layers of chocolate cake
- build the cake.
White cake cover in whipped cream icing
Chocolate cake . pipe a ring of the chocolate French butter cream around the edge of the cake ..making a well for the cherries. This just keeps them from squishing out the side.
Once ring is piped spoon cherry filling in and spread around not to thick
Spread chocolate French butter cream on top of cherries
White cake whipped cream
Chocolate cake .. Pipe rind fill with cherries spread chocolate French cream on top
White cake whipped cream all the way around
Hint. You want a good layer of the chocolate butter cream! Its only in the center so use it up on those two layers!
Ice entire cake with whipped cream
Sprinkle chocolate shavings on and place cherries on top ..
Make sure cake stand is tall enough to house cake lol I learned the hard way mine wasn't tall enough