Black Forest Birthday Cake #WeekendCooking

It’s November and that means we’ve been having our fill of homemade Black Forest cake. I make one every year for the husband’s birthday (this is last year’s).

I used this chocolate layer cake recipe from King Arthur. But this time, instead of boiling water, I made coffee instead. I used frozen cherries to make the cherry filling (recipe here).

I decorated with freshly whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and fresh raspberries.

It’s a five layer cake! Best consumed within the next few days.

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