Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake
Did you know that March 28th is National Black Forest Cake day? I don’t know who comes up with these things, but hey, any reason for cake, right?

This German confectionery is my ultimate favourite cake. As a child, I remember getting Black Forest Cake for my birthday from the bakery at Safeway. It was the only cake I vividly remember loving — the chocolate sponge cake, chocolate shavings, whipped cream, and most importantly, the glistening red maraschino cherries. (more…)