Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Chocolate Cake ....... by Life's a feast

Just love the way .... the chocolate cake by life's feast...... and out come was excellent.... did a bit of change for the icing...!!

Here goes the recipe..


  • 175 grams flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 150 grams sugar ( I did powder it)
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 150 ml warm milk
  • 150 ml oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • ( she did use 1 tsp of cinnamon powder)

  1. Put the flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and cocoa powder in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, warm milk, oil and vanilla essence.
  3. Make a hole in the center of the dry ingredients and pour little of the liquid mixture .
  4. Mix them well  and repeat it until all the ingredients are mixed well.
  5. Preheat the oven at 175C.
  6. Pour the batter into a tin and bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Let it cool for 10 minutes.

For the Icing: ( As for the icing work my daugtie wanted to do it so I think that's quite a work on a 9 year old kid)
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp vegetable shortening
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 or 3 tbsp warm water
Beat the shortening then add icing sugar.
Add cocoa powder and continue beating them until .
Add warm water little by little and depending upon consistency you want.
Pour over the cake .

1 comment:

judyscakesandtreats said...

This cake looks yummilicious!!
I'm waiting to try it out!! :)


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