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How to make

Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau by Flora Shedden

Recipe by:

Flora Shedden

If you're looking for a cake to impress your guests, this is it! Not only does it look great but the rich taste will satisfy those tastebuds.
Prep time
20 minutes
Cook time
40 minutes


  • 100g plain chocolate
  • 150ml boiling water
  • 4 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 125g Graham's unsalted softened butter
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 300g plain flour
  • 150ml Graham's single cream
  • 100g cherry jam
  • 75ml kirsch
  • 300ml Graham's double cream
  • 100g fresh cherries
  • 50g dark chocolate

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Step 1

Line two cake tins and preheat oven to 180C.

Step 2

Break chocolate into pieces and cover with boiling water.

Step 3

Add the remaining ingredients, stir and divide between the cake tins.

Step 4

Bake for 35 - 40 mins then allow to cool.

Step 5

Whip cream.

Step 6

Cut the top off each of the cakes.

Step 7 

Paint half of the kirsch on top of one cake, top with 1/3 of cream and add cherry jam to the centre. 

Step 8

Paint the remaining kirsch on the other cake, top with remaining cream and decorate with the cherries and chocolate.

Place this cake on top of the first sponge.

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