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Baumkuchen—is it worth the effort?

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MissUGirl Wed 08-May-19 18:58:43

I have to make a cake for a special occasion and this looks amazing, but I'm not into style-over-substance baking.

Have you ever made this and is it worth the effort?

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AbbieLexie Wed 08-May-19 19:46:29

Interested in your replies having looked it up. I also need to make a special cake.

Justajot Wed 08-May-19 19:48:20

When I've seen it being cooked, it's been on a rotating spit. How would you do that at home?

QueenofCBA Wed 08-May-19 19:52:39

I don’t think I have ever had a homemade Baumkuchen. The ones I have had were ok, but not very spectacular.
A homemade Black Forest gateau would get my vote!

MissUGirl Thu 09-May-19 17:42:32

Justajot apparently you grill it and brush each layer on with a pastry brush. It does sound like a faff.

QueenofCBA That's what I was wondering about. It looks pretty, but I go for flavour every time!

I've never made a Black Forest either—again, the ones I've tried when 'out' look greet but lack in flavour.

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MissUGirl Thu 09-May-19 17:42:45

great not greet

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