Black Forest Gateau

Black Forest Gateau by Calabria

Calabria Cucina, Winner of Best Customer Service Award at the 2014 Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards and Restaurant of the Year and Best Customer Service at the 2013 awards, share their delicious Black Forest Gateau recipe.

Black Forest Gateau by Calabria


Serves 8-12

700g                Chocolate

500g                Butter

4tbs                 Cocoa Powder

12tbs               Olive Oil

4tbs                 Baking Powder

12                    Egg Yolks

12                    Egg Whites

120g                Sugar


  • Pre heat oven at 180 C.
  • Melt Chocolate and butter over a bain marie.
  • Mix melted chocolate and butter with cocoa powder, olive oil and baking powder.
  • Once the mix has slightly cooled add the egg yolks.
  • Whisk the egg whites. Slowly adding sugar until stiff peak. Fold into the chocolate mix.
  • Place mixture in a baking tray using baking parchment.
  • Bake for 30-40 mins.
  • Cut into portions to suit.
  • Serve and Enjoy.  Dress with Vanilla mascarpone cream, mint leaves, cubes of jelly and fresh cherries.


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