Black Forest Cake

Decorating By AverageMom Updated 9 Mar 2010 , 5:45pm by leah_s

AverageMom Posted 9 Mar 2010 , 5:04pm
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My customer wants a black forest cake, no problem. However, she also wants it covered in fondant, with a "fishing" theme. I'm having trouble putting these two ideas together in my head. I've never made a black forest cake that didn't have the whipped cream and chocolate shavings on top.
Any ideas?

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mcdonald Posted 9 Mar 2010 , 5:17pm
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My black forest cake always has dark chocolate ganache poured over it. You could decorate on top of the ganache pretty easily if you wanted to do a lake, etc...

AverageMom Posted 9 Mar 2010 , 5:31pm
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That might be a good idea...I'm worried it's going to end up just a chocolate cake with cherry filling.

leah_s Posted 9 Mar 2010 , 5:45pm
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The filling could be a thin layer of bc, cherries and chocoalte shavings. Kirsch for the wash, of course.

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