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eggless black forest cake
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Eggless Black forest cake

Eggless blackforest cake is the Indian take on the classic recipe.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 29 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: black forest cake, blackforest cake, eggless blackforest cake
Servings: 8
Author: Gaurav


For cake: (Double layer)

  • 3 cup wholemeal flour aata
  • 4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup pure cocoa powder
  • 2 ½ cup milk with 4 teaspoon vinegar at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cup oil
  • 1 tbsp. oil/butter for greasing

For filling

  • 1 cup orange juice with 1 tablespoon sugar optional
  • 1.5 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 10-12 maraschino cherries for garnish
  • 1 small milk/dark chocolate for garnish
  • 1 cup strawberry sauce/jam for filling


For cake

  • Mix milk(at room temperature) with vinegar and keep it aside for few minutes to curdle.
  • Sift flour and baking soda,add cocoa powder and sugar.
  • Mix well after adding milk-vinegar mixture until you get a smooth consistency.
  • Grease the cake tin(preferable wide and square/rectangle) with oil/butter.
  • Pour into the prepared cake pan.
  • Bake for 40 minutes(at 160 degree C) or till a knife tip comes out clean.
  • Let it cool completely and turn the pan upside down on a large plate and tap slightly on the bottom of the pan to unmould the cake.
  • Cut into 2 pieces of equal height..

For filling

  • Heat the orange juice in a pan,set aside to cool
  • Using a brush,apply the juice on the cake slices(this will keep them moist)
  • Using an electric had mixer, set on high speed, whip the cream with sugar,until medium to stiff peaks form, about 1 minute.Do not overbeat.
  • Spread ⅓ cream mix on 1 cake or the strawberry jam on the cake.
  • Add the second layer of cake,spread ⅓rd of whipped cream evenly on the cake.
  • Use the remaining cream to add that to a tipped cone,use this to create some design/pattern on the cake.
  • Grate a dark chocolate block with mandolin slicer.
  • Garnish with maraschino cherries.


You make replace 3 cup wholemeal flour and 4 tbsp baking soda with 3 cup plain flour(maida) with 3 tsp baking powder