Step 1 Sift together flour, baking powder and cocoa. Step 2 In a bowl, beat the butter and sugar till creamy. Add eggs and beat till frothy. Fold in the dry ingredients. Step 3 Beat well for a min. This measurement is for 1 chocolate cake. We will need 2 cakes like this. So repeat this process for the 2nd cake. Step 4 Pour each separately prepared batter into a separate greased pan. Bake both cakes in a 350F pre-heated oven for 30-35 mins. Remove the baked cakes from the oven and cool on a cooling rack. Step 5 Meanwhile prepare a sugar syrup with 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup water. When the sugar syrup is ready, let it cool and add cherry juice. Black Forest Cake Step 6 Process 3-4 tbsp of cherry jam in a food processor till the filling is slightly crushed. Save the rest of the cherry jam as filling for later. Step 7 Now, to assemble the cake, place the 1st layer of the chocolate cake on a platter. Drizzle with the cherry flavored sugar syrup till the cake is moist. Black Forest Cake Step 8 Spread with one layer of whipped cream. Top with the processed cherry jam filling. Step 9 Now place the 2nd layer of the cake. Spoon whipped cream onto the top layer and frost the cake using a spatula. Black Forest Cake Step 10 After the whole cake has been frosted with the whipped topping, spoon some cherry jam onto the middle of the top cake layer. Step 11 Now decorate around the cherry filling using a piping bag filled with whipped topping fitted with a star shaped nozzle. Step 12 Grate the chocolate bar to get chocolate shavings. Sprinkle this on the sides of the cake. Step 13 Decorate the lower part of the cake with the star nozzle piping bag. Refrigerate till you are ready to cut it. Enjoy!