Recipe for a large black forest of 20cm or 2 of 12cm (4.5cm high anyway!):
Chocolate sponge cake:
-95g of sugar
-90g of flour
-20g of cocoa powder
-30g of butter
Whipped cream with mascarpone:
-200g of mascarpone
-200g of whole liquid cream
-50g icing sugar
-300g of full cream
-150g of dark chocolate
-10g of powdered sugar
-cherries in syrup (for me, it will be “amarena” cherries)
-100g of dark chocolate and/or chocolate shavings
Start by preparing the sponge cake:
Place the eggs and sugar in the bowl of a mixer (or a bowl where you whip with an electric whisk).
Note from Bernard:
if you make a large black forest, you can very well bake the sponge cake in a classic cake pan (almost the same size as the circle that will be used at the end) and then cut the sponge cake in 3 in the thickness. In this case, we will have a thicker black forest (because there will be 3 layers of sponge cake instead of 2), probably for the greatest pleasure of the gourmets!
Or add a few chocolate shavings as well!