The Black Forest cake is another a very famous pastry that came from Germany.
Black Forest gâteau (British English) or Black Forest cake (American English) is a chocolate sponge cake with a rich cherry filling based.
The dessert is not directly named after the Black Forest mountain range in south-western Germany but rather from the speciality liquor of that region, known as Schwarzwälder Kirsch(wasser) and distilled from tart cherries.
Black Forest gateau consists of several layers of chocolate sponge cake sandwiched with whipped cream and cherries 🍒 . It is decorated with additional whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and chocolate shavings.
This cake was first mentioned in writing in 1934. At the time it was particularly associated with Berlin but was also available from high-class confectioners in other German, Austrian, and Swiss cities. In 1949 it took 13th place in a list of best-known German cakes, and since that time the Black Forest has become world-renowned.
There is the 2017 version of the Black Forest with the traditional flavors that everybody loves.