Chocolate Cake Recipes To Treat Your Sweet Tooth


Chocolate Cake Recipe To Treat Your Sweet Tooth

Whether it is a birthday party, Christmas celebration, wedding anniversary or any auspicious event, you can never go wrong with moist, luscious tempting chocolate cake. Here are two easy to make simple chocolate cake recipes which you can try at home.

Easy Chocolate Cake

Prep Time: 30mins

Cooking time: 30 mins to 1hr

Servings: 12

Ingredients

For Cake

  • 225gms  plain flour
  • 85gms cocoa powder
  • 350gms caster sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ baking soda
  • 250ml milk
  • 125ml vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 250ml boiling water

For Chocolate Icing

  • 200ml double cream
  • 200gms plain chocolate

Method Of Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 160C/180C Gas/Fan. Grease and line two 18 inch sandwich tins.
  2. Add all the ingredients for the cake, except water, to the large bowl. Use an electric whisk or wooden spoon to beat the batter until smooth and thoroughly mixed.
  3. Add boiling water to the batter, little at a time.
  4. Divide the batter and fill up two sandwich tins and bake for 25-35 mins in the oven until firm. Check if an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Remove tins from oven and let them cool completely.
  6. Heat chocolate and cream together in a pan on low flame until chocolate melts. Remove from heat and whisk until smooth, thick and glossy. Set aside and let cool for 1-2 hours.
  7. Run a greased knife along the inside edges of the sandwich tins. Gently remove the cakes from the tin.
  8. Spread the chocolate icing on top of the cakes with help of the spatula. Transfer to the serving platter. Cover thoroughly with chocolate icing before serving.
Chocolate Cake Recipes To Treat Your Sweet Tooth
Chocolate Cake Recipes To Treat Your Sweet Tooth

Chocolate Cake Fudge

Prep Time: 25mins

Cooking Time: 45mins

Servings: 16

Ingredients

For Cake

  • 1 1/2 cups  white granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose /plain flour
  • 1/2 cup  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup  milk
  • 1/3 cup  vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup boiling water mixed with 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder.

Chocolate Ganache

  • 250 grams semi-sweet / dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup  heavy cream / thickened cream

Method Of Preparation

Chocolate cake

  1. Combine sugar, flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking powder in a bowl and whisk well.
  2. Add vanilla, egg, oil, and milk to the flour mixture and beat to combine. Pour boiling water (with instant coffee) and stir until glossy.
  3.  Pour the mixture into the pan and bake for 40-45mins or until an inserted toothpick comes out semi-clean.
  4. Remove from oven and let the cake cool. Shift the cake on a wire rack and allow to cool completely.

Chocolate Ganache

  1.  Pour Cream in saucepan and heat on low flame for few minutes. Take the saucepan off the stove when the cream is heated.
  2. Add choco chips and cover with a lid. Let it sit for 5 mins.
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