I used a plain eggless chocolate sponge cake recipe and then layered it with some canner cherries, whipped cream. I didn’t go for the chocolate topping. But you can decorate this cake as you wish..
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Makes one 3 layered 7 inch round cake
All Purpose Flour / Maida – 2 cup / 240 grams
Sugar – 1 cup / 200 grams
Cocoa Powder – 6 tblspn
Oil – 1/2 cup / 120 ml
Water – 11/2 cup / 360 ml
Cornflour / Cornstarch – 4 tblspn
Salt – 1/2 tsp
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda – 1 tsp
Vanilla Essence – 2 tsp
Vinegar – 2 tblspn
Preheat oven to 180 degree C.
Take three 7 inch round pans and grease them well with oil, now dust them with flour and coat them on all sides. Remove the excess.
Take flour, cocoa, cornflour, baking soda and salt in a sifter and sieve them well.
Take oil, water, vanilla, vinegar, sugar in a large bowl and mix well.
Add in sifted dry ingredients and mix well.
Divide this into the prepared pans and pop it in the oven in center rack.
Bake for 15 to 17 mins.
Insert a toothpick to see whether the cake is done, if it comes clean then the cake is cooked.
Remove it and let it cool down for 15 mins.
Now invert it and cool completely.
Now Place a cake on the stand, brush the top with some cherry syrup, spread some whipped cream over it, spread cherries over it, Place another cake and repeat this till the last cake.
Now cover the entire cake with cream.
Chill the cake for 2 to 3 hours.
Slice and enjoy.
CHECK OUT THIS QUICK VIDEO:
|Take all your ingredients|
|Take oil in a bowl, i used melted butter|
|add in water|
|add in sugar|
|mix well..set aside so the sugar melts|
|In a sifter, take flour|
|Add Cornflour / Cornstarch|
|add in salt|
|Add in cocoa powder|
|sieve them well|
|Now the sugar must be disolved|
|add in the sieved mix|
|Once it is well combined|
|Use a spatula to give one final mix|
|You have to divide the batter between three pans..|
I baked one more cake as well..let the cakes cool
|crack them open and transfer it to a container|
|remove the seeds from them and set aside|
|Whip up some cream..USE THIS RECIPE|
|Shave some chocolates|
|Now place a cake over a plate,|
|line all the sides with some parchment paper ..
i sliced the dome of the cake a little to make it even
|take the syrup from the cherries|
|spoon the syrup over the cake|
|now it is soaked|
|spread some cream over it|
|spread it thinly|
|place cherries over it|
|Place another cake over it, soak them, layer with cream and cherries.|
|now place the another layer of the cake over it,
soak this cake in syrup as well..
|Spoon some cream over it|
|use a spatula and go around the sides|
|Now the entire cake is covered|
|Remove the parchment from the sides,
You can decorate the cake with chocolate curls as well..
|Chill the cake before slicing|
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