What is the difference between Black Forest cake and Black Forest gateau?
The difference between Black Forest ‘cake’ and ‘gateau’ is the number of layers. A cake normally has two, whereas a gateau has three or four.
What is special about Black Forest cake?
The traditional version consists of multiple layers of chocolate sponge cake with whipped cream and cherries, covered on each side with whipped cream and chocolate chips, as well as with cherries on top. Traditionally, the recipe includes Kirschwasser, also known as ‘Kirsch’, a type of cherry liqueur similar to brandy.
How is Black Forest cake different from chocolate cake?
What’s the difference between black forest cake and regular chocolate cake? Black forest cake is chocolate cake with cherries either in the batter, as a filling, or both and it’s usually covered in whipped cream and chocolate ganache.