Building a Black Forest Cake

byThe Editors| PUBLISHED Dec 29, 2011 10:00 AM
Building a Black Forest Cake
Klumpp begins by piling sour cherries onto a layer of chocolate cake brushed with kirsch (cherry brandy) syrup and smeared with whipped cream frosting, and then drizzles more kirsch syrup on top. Placing the heavy cherries on the bottom layer ensures that they won’t crush the middle layers. Todd Coleman