Black Forest Chocolate Cookies

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Appears in

Baked: New Frontiers in Baking


By Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito

Published 2008

  • About

Black forest cake is a classic german dessert, often poorly translated in america into a lumpy mess of dry chocolate cake, super-sweet cherry preserves, and canned whipped cream. A proper version of the cake includes chocolate cake layers, soaked in kirsch (cherry liqueur), lightly sweetened cherries, and freshly whipped cream. We interpreted the classic but kitschy cake with the utmost respect. Our Black Forest cookie is a very rich chocolate cookie tempered with a smattering of dried cher