Friday, 29 August 2014

Chocolate cake











Best ever Chocolate cake




Again a chocolate cake recipe.Yea I'm a true lover of chocolate!Before I baked Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting and Simple chocolate cake in my pressure cooker.But this time I tried it in oven.I selected recipe from Beulah's full scoop


Best ever Chocolate cake


I didin't make any change in the original recipe except in the quantity of coffee I used.And I was too lazy with no patience to do all other decorations ..Sorry Beulah..Simply I did a normal chocolate frosting.

Ingredients:

  • Maida : 1 3/4 cup
  • Sugar : 2 cup
  • Cocoa powder : 3/4 cup
  • Baking soda : 2 tspn
  • Baking powder : 1 tspn
  • Butter milk : 1 cup
  • Oil : 1/2 cup
  • Salt : 1/2 tspn
  • Egg : 2
  • Vanilla essence : 1tspn
  • Hot water : 1/2 cup
  • Coffee powder : 2.5 tspn

For frosting:

  • Butter : 1 cup
  • Cocoa powder : 1/2 cup
  • Icing Sugar / powdered sugar : 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essence : 1/2 tspn
  • Milk : 1 tspn(or as required)

Method:

  • Sieve maida,cocoa powder,baking soda,salt and baking powder together and keep aside.
  • Beat suagr and egg together.Add vanilla essence and beat it well till the egg are forthy
  • Now add oil and butter milk one at a time and beat well
  • Now add the sifted dry ingredients to it and mix well.
  • Add the coffee powder to 1/2 cup of hot water.Add it to the batter and mix well
  • Pre heat the oven to 180 C .
  • Line and grease a 10"pan.(or bake it in batches,or use two cake  pan)Cake will raise
  • Pour the batter in to cake pan and bake it for 30 to 45 minutes.(mine took 40 minutes)
  • Allow  to cool for 10 minutes in the pan and then transfer to cooling racks and cool completely.
  • I decorated with easy chocolate frosting.

Chocolate frosting:

  • Mix cocoa powder,sugar,butter and vanilla essence.
  • Make it in to a smooth paste,If necessary add milk
  • Apply it on cooled cake with a knife

Best ever Chocolate cake

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