Deconstructed Black Forest Cake with Bourbon

This week’s recipe is a deconstructed black forest entremet. On the inside, each rich, dark chocolate piece is filled with a flavourful cherry purée and enough bourbon to give each forkful a pleasant kick.

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2 h

2 h

8 ×

2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

½ cup cooking oil

1 cup buttermilk

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 ½ tsp baking soda

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

2 tsp espresso

¾ cup black cocoa

1 cup boiling water

½ cup dark chocolate chips

¼ cup heavy cream

½ cup bourbon

3 doz cherries, pitted with 2 to 3 halved and set aside for plating

3 Tbsp sugar

5 cups icing sugar

¼ cup milk

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup butter, softened

1 cup black cocoa

1 cup heavy cream

3 Tbsp icing sugar

½ cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

5 Tbsp dark cocoa

4 egg whites

Dessert

intermediate