Building a Black Forest Cake

The Black Forest cake at Cafe am Eck in Baiersbronn, Germany, is a masterpiece of pastry engineering, but it’s not at all difficult to recreate at home. Here’s how the cafe’s pastry chef, Georg Klumpp, constructs his spectacular multilayered creation. —Ben Mims

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