Eggless black forest cake or black forest gateau, is moist and golden brown in colour, is made up of lot’s of cherries.
Prep cake tin by greasing and lining the base of deep 6" round cake tin with grease-proof paper/baking parchment/butter paper.
Take a cherry and cut into half. Take out the seed with point of knife.
In a pan put all halved cherries.
Add water and sugar. Stir once. Let it come to rolling boil.
Switch off the burner. Syrup will thicken slightly when cooled. Cooking time may vary slightly depending on ripeness of cherries.
Strain the syrup and reserve it. Take out the cherries in a bowl.
Place some chocolate curls at the center and stick on the sides.
For best results it is advised to refrigerate the cake for an hour to two prior to serving. Slice while well chilled.