Saturday, 30 July 2011

Yet ... another Chocolate Cake with icing.!!



Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 cup of sugar + 2 tbsp 
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter melted and warm
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Method:
  1. In a large bowl mix the flour , sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  2. Add the butter, eggs and vanilla and beat them.
  3. Add milk and beat until the batter is smooth.
  4. Preheat the oven at 175C.
  5. Pour the batter into the cake tin.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.
For the Ganache: ( Reicpe source : joy of baking)
  • 113 grams semi sweet chocolate  chips
  • 100 ml of double cream
  • 1 tbsp butter
Method:
  1. Place the chocolate chips in a heat proof bowl.
  2. Heat the cream and butter in a small pan.
  3. Bring just to boil.
  4. Pour the cream and butter over the chips.
  5. And  stir until it is mixed well.
To cover the cake:
  • Using a spatula  cover the sides and top of the cake with a layer of ganache
  • For the writing I used butter cream icing.

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