Thursday, 24 February 2011

Chocolate cake 1

As I was browsing.... tumbled into Ria's this Chocolate Cake recipe which had a funny name...:)

So thought of trying it. The cake turned out perfect , very soft and moist...!! And the icing looked quite easy .... but I couldn't spread out the icing properly...:(

Its still worth sharing this recipe...!!!
Thanx Ria ..... my daughter enjoyed it .... she wants me to try in cupcakes....!!

  • 2 tsp coffe powder
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 150 grams butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • salt to taste
For topping
  • 50 grams
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 75 grams sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 200 grams icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence

  1. Mix coffee powder in boiling water. And then add cocoa into it and mix
  2. Sieve the flour with baking soda and salt.
  3. Beat the butter.
  4. Add sugar into it and beat.
  5. Add eggs one at a time and beat.
  6. Add vinegar and vanilla essence.
  7. Add flour alternating with cocoa mixture.
  8. Add flour and coffe-cocoa. Mix well
  9. Pour in the preapared tin and bake for half and hour.

Method for Icing:
  • Mix cocoa and icing sugar in a bowl.
  • Melt butter , caster sugar amd milk together till sugar dissolved.
  • Once it is melted, bring to boil and pour over the cocoa-icing sugar
  • Stir well with a wooden spoon till well mixed and fluffy.
  • Stir till the mixture cools down a bit.
  • Pour over the cake and level it.

Hope u will enjoy making as I did....!!

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