GERMAN SCHWARZWALDER KIRSCH

German Schwarzwalder Kirsch

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By
@Candisemirandis

This is the most wonderful Black Forest Cake in the whole world. I have been enjoying it for many years. My husband Karl was german and he declared it the BEST. That's good enough for me.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 6
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 4
    chocolate, unsweetened squares
  • 1 c
    sifted cake flour
  • SYRUP

  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    cherry kirsch (liquer)
  • FILLING

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/3 c
    real butter
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 2 Tbsp
    kirsch
  • TOPPING

  • 2 c
    drained, sour cherries
  • 2 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    heavy cream, whipped
  • 1
    8 oz. semi sweet chocolate bar shaved

How to Make GERMAN SCHWARZWALDER KIRSCH

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla together until thick and fluffy, about 10 minutes.
    Alternately fold chocolate and flour into the egg mixture ending with flour.
    Pour the batter into 3 (8inch) round cake pans that have been well greased.
    Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 to 15 minutes.
    Cool cakes in pan for 5 minutes: turn out onto racks to cool completely
  2. Make syrup by mixing sugar and water, boiling for 5 minutes. When syrup has cooled, stir in Kirsch. Prick the cake layers and pour syrup over all 3 layers.
  3. To make buttercream filling: beat together sugar and butter until well blendd.
    Add egg yolk: beat until light and fluffy, fold in Kirsch
  4. To assemble Cake: Place 1 layer on cake plate. Spread with the buttercream filling.
    Using 3/4 cup of drained cherries which you have patted dry, drop cherries evenly over cream.
    Place second layer on cake, repeat.
    Place third layer on top.
  5. Fold 2 Tablespoons of powdered sugar into the whipped cream.
    Cover sides and top of cake with whipped cream. Decorate top of cake with remaining 1/2 cup of cherries.
    Top cake with the shaved chocolate.
    Chill until serving time.
    Makes 8 to 10 servings.
    Very rich!

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