Black Forest cake

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Black Forest cake
Alternative namesBlack Forest gâteau
Place of originGermany
Main ingredientsChocolate cake, cherries, whipped cream, maraschino cherry

The Black Forest cake, also called Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, is an authentic German cake made up of a chocolate layer cake with cherries in the middle and whipped cream on top. They are traditionally made with fresh Morello cherries, poached in a sugar syrup and pitted. It is a variation of the chocolate cake, and sometimes decorated with chocolate curls.[1]

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  1. Periplus Mini Cookbooks Classic Essential Cakes