Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte is a word which is unfamiliar to many, it is a word with a rich history. It is a exotic treat which we are all familiar with. A treat which has rich layers of chocolate sponge cake blend together with a flavourful whipped cream, combination of cherries and topped with sugar icing. It’s none other than a Black Forest Cake and Today is the day which is amazing, delicious, chocoholics and exotic day-“Black Forest Day”. 28th March is officially declared as black forest day by United Nation and world celebrate it using the hashtag #Blackforestday.

Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte is made with the rich flavourful liquor that comes from Schwarzwälder Kirsch(wasser). In this region grows a variety of tart cherries that has unique flavour which in turn provide a notable and local flavour to the Black Forest Cherry-Torte.

Everyone have a unique recipe of Black Forest Cake, Sunita Gupta from CHOCOFEAST shared her recipe of Black Forest Cake with News With Chai:

Recipe: Black Forest Cake

Egg-less Chocolate Sponge: Ingredients:

· 2 cups all-purpose flour

· 1/4 cup cocoa powder

. 2 tsp baking powder

· 1 tsp. soda bicarb

· 1 can condensed milk

· 100 grams melted butter

· 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

· 3/4 cup hot water.


· Sift all dry ingredients together.

· Whisk all wet ingredients together

· Add wet ingredients to dry and fold

· Bake in 7 inch tin at 180 c in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes

· Check if done

· Remove from oven

· Demould when cool

· Divide in half when totally cool

Fruit layer : Ingredients:

· 1 cup whipping cream

· 1 small tin red cherries

· 1 tablespoon dark rum


· Whip cream till stiff peaks form

· Drain cherries reserve syrup

· Chop cherries in 3-4 pieces each, keeping some whole

· Mix rum in 2 tablespoons of cherry syrup

· Sprinkle on one half

· Add cherries on top

· Add whipped cream on top of cherries

· Cover with the other half of the cake

· Cover with whipped cream on the sides and top

· Decorate with cherries and grated chocolate

And your delicious Black Forest Cake is ready.

So what are you waiting for? Today is your chance to cheat your diet plan and have a delicious yummy dessert. Celebrate Black Forest Cake Day in the best way possible, enjoy black forest cake and do not forget to choose the one which has cherry on the top.