White forest Cake | 1 Kg White Forest Cake | Moist Vanilla Chiffon Cake with frosting

This White forest cake is made of layers of vanilla cake soaked in some kind of cherry-based syrup layered with cherries and cream frosted with more cream and covered in chocolate decorations.

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Ingredients required in this recipe are:
  1. All purpose flour/maida-1 1/4 cups(150gms)
  2. Eggs-4 eggs, yolks, and whites separated (at room temperature)
  3. Powdered Sugar 1 cup.
  4. Oil-1/3 Cup.
  5. Vanilla essence-1 1/2 Teaspoons.
  6. Baking powder-1/2 Tablespoon.
  7. Milk -1/2 Cup at room temperature.
For Sugar Syrup :
  1. Sugar-1/4 cup.
  2. Hot Water-1/2 Cup.
  3. Chopped cherry- 1 tbsp.
For decoration :
  1. Whipping Cream- 2 Cups.
  2. Candied Cherry-1/4 Cup, Chopped & for decoration
  3. White Chocolate -100 gms, For decorations.
  4. Chocolate Ganache- 1/4 cup or as needed.
Method of preparation:
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius for 10 minutes.
  2. Grease the tin with oil or butter and dust with some flour or cocoa powder. Keep this aside.
  3. Separate egg yolks and whites into different bowls(use a large bowl)
  4. Beat the egg white for 2 minutes or until it turns airy and fluffy. Add 1 cup of powdered sugar little by little and beat the egg white until stiff peaks form. It may take 5 minutes.
  5. The meringue is ready. 
  6. Add egg yolks one at a time and beat well. 
  7.  Add vanilla essence, and mix well Add oil and milk and beat well. 
  8. Add the dry ingredients in three additions to the egg yolk mixture. Fold and mix well. Gently fold and mix well.
  9. The cake batter is now ready. Transfer the batter to the prepared cake tin and tap the tin to remove the air bubbles if any.             
  10. Bake the cake for 35-40 minutes at 180 degrees Celcius preheated in an oven, or bake until a skewer or toothpick inserted should come out clean.
  11. Let it cool down to room temperature on a cooling rack upside down. and remove it from the tin. 
  12. Chop the cherries and keep them aside.
  13. Heat a pan with water and sugar. Boil the water and add chopped cherries. Keep the sugar syrup aside and let it cool down completely.
  14. To make whipped cream, chill the bowl and whisk attachment in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  15. Whip the cream at high speed until stiff peaks form.Transfer some whipped cream to a piping bag with a star tip.
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  • Trim the edges of the cake(Removing the hard crusts.) Slice the cake into 3 or 4 layers using a serrated knife.
  • Use a vegetable peeler to create chocolate shavings with the chocolate baking bar.
  • Apply some cream to the cake board and place the first layer. Wet the cake with cherry sugar syrup. Apply some cream. Spread some chopped cherries or chocolate shavings. Repeat this for the next 2 layers. 
  • Cover the cake with white frosting and put this cake in the fridge for them to set.
  •  Apply some white chocolate shavings on the side and top of the cake. 
  • Pipe around the cake with whipped cream and top with some candied cherries too.

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