Black Forest Cupcakes: Posh 70’s Cakes

Black Forest Cupcakes: Posh 70’s Cakes. Black Forest Cupcakes anyone?

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Remember those towering chocolate layer cakes served in posh hotels back in the 70s, this simplified cup cake version is just as delicious but much easier.

How To Make Black Forest Cupcakes: 

Makes 12

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 20-25 minutes




Black Forest Cupcakes Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Separate 12 silver foil cake cases and arrange in the sections of a muffin tin.
  3. Add all the cake ingredients to a bowl and beat with a wooden spoon or an electric mixer until smooth.
  4. Divide spoonfuls between the foil cake cases, smooth the tops level then bake for about 15 minutes until well risen and the tops spring back when pressed with a fingertip.
  5. Transfer the cakes in their cases to a wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Meanwhile make the cherry topping by adding the cherries, sugar and 5 tablespoons of water to a saucepan, simmer gently for 5 minutes until the cherries begin to soften and the juices run.
  7. Mix the cornflour with the remaining tablespoon of water then stir into the cherries, increase the heat and cook, stirring until the sauce has thickened.
  8. Take off the heat and leave to cool.
  9. Beat the butter with half the icing sugar until smooth then gradually beat in the remaining sugar, milk and the vanilla, beating until very soft and smooth.
  10. Spoon into a piping bag fitted with a large star nozzle.

When Ready To Serve:

Black Forest Cupcakes: Posh 70’s Cakes. Recipe and photo credits-  Seasonal Berries

Black Forest Cupcakes: Posh 70's Cakes

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15 responses to “Black Forest Cupcakes: Posh 70’s Cakes”

  1. Words Of Deliciousness says:

    This cupcake looks yummy. Such a beautiful photo.

  2. Winnie says:

    These cupcakes are sooooooooooo cuteI'll bet they're delicious as they look :)Pinned

  3. einfachtilda says:

    Ich werde hier schon immer vom Anschauen dick *ggg*..LG Mathilda

  4. Tito Eric says:

    This is Food Photography at its best! Marvelous composition and the colors complement one another. You may have known about it already, but just in case not. As for the cupcake … my mouth is watering :)Cheers! Enjoy this splendid Monday morning.Tito Eric of Panglao Island

  5. Garden Tea Cakes and Me says:

    Looks simply beautiful and delicious 🙂

  6. Only Best For Baby says:

    They look scrumptious! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  7. Tatlı tarifleri says:

    i like it. i am tatlı tarifleri.

  8. You must know I love Black Forest by now – hopping in the car – pop the kettle on! xx Maria

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