Black Forest Cake

Difficulty: Medium-Hard Serves 8-10 It was my dad's 60th birthday on Saturday so I decided to make him his favourite cake; the black forest. He's not vegan but he is a vegetarian and is always up for sampling my cooking efforts. With layers of thick cream and cherries sandwiched between bitchin' chocolate cake and slathered in melted dark chocolate, this one ain't for the lighthearted. When it comes to layered cakes, I simply cannot be bothered with the tedious task of cutting a big cake into three or four equal layers. No, not doing that. My solution is making three smaller cakes and trimming the tops of them. It's much easier and you get to sample some of the cake before it's even...

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