All purpose flour- 1-1/2 cup
unsweetened cocoa powder- 3/4 cup
baking soda- 1 tsp
baking powder- 1 tsp
vanilla extract- 1 tsp
sugar – 1 cup
oil – 3/4 cup
1 cup milk
For whipping cream:
1 pint heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
Hersheys dark chocolate shavings- 1 cup
pitted sweet cherries- 1 can
1)Take a large mixing bowl, add sifted all purpose flour, sifted cocoa powder,baking powder and baking soda.
4)Now pour the cake batter into a 9″ round cake pan with parchment paper.
Make whipping cream:
1)From the cherry can, separate the cherries and syrup .
2)Take a pan, add syrup , 1 tsp of sugar and stir for 2 minutes.
For Chocolate shavings:
1)Take milk/dark chocolate and grate them with a vegetable peeler and keep it in the refrigerator.
Assembling the cake:
1)Once the cake cools down cut the cake into 3 equal layers and remove the top crust.
2)Apply syrup on the chocolate cake layers.
3) Take a chocolate layer and spread the whipping cream with a spreader and let it cool for a while in refrigerator, place the whipping cream in refrigerator for a while.
4) After 5 minutes remove the cake from refrigerator and place the chocolate cake layer and spread the whipping cream all over the chocolate layer , add cherries on the top. Place it in the refrigerator for 5 minutes.
8) Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 -3 hours and cake is ready to serve.
1) Add cherry brandy instead of canned cherries syrup.
Serves 6 people.
Have a great weekend ahead.