Black Forest Ring Cake
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This is a simple easy to make Black Forest Ring cake which will make everyone say wow!
Recipe type: Cakes and Bakes
Cuisine: English
Serves: 14
  • 335g unsalted butter, softened
  • 500g light brown sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 375g self raising flour
  • 75g cocoa powder
  • 250ml milk
  • 1 400g tin of black cherries in juice
  • 150ml double cream, whipped to decorate
  • Cherries, de-stoned to decorate
  • Icing sugar, to decorate
  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C
  2. Spray a ring tin with cake release and set aside
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and the sugar together using an electric hand whisk
  4. Then add in the eggs one at a time and whisk well until combined
  5. Gently fold in the flour and the cocoa powder and add in the milk. Mix gently to combine
  6. Pour one third of the mixture into the tin, then pour in the black cherries, creating a ring in the middle of the cake. Top with the rest of the cake mixture and level with a spatula
  7. Place in the preheated oven for 70 minutes or until a knife inserted into the cake comes out clear. Allow to cool in tin for 20 minutes and then gently remove onto serving plate/board.
  8. Once the cake has cooled completely, decorate with the cream, icing sugar and cherries. Eat and enjoy!
Recipe by Jo's Kitchen at