Chocolate Cake recipe, easy cake recipe, cocoa cake recipe

Easy Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake recipe, easy cake recipe, cocoa cake recipe

Chocolate Cake

This was my first hit cake which i made. Made it for a new year and every one liked it a lot. My dearest madam in my office Beryl Mam gave me this recipe. Thanks a lot Mam!!!!!

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Chocolate Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour  – 1 ¼  cups
  • Cocoa powder – ½ cup
  • Baking powder – 1 ½  tsp
  • Egg – 2
  • Butter softened – ½  cup
  • Sugar – 1 ¼  cup
  • Vanilla – 1 tsp
  • Butter milk – ¾ cup

For Frosting:

  • Butter – ½ cup softened
  • Icing sugar – 2 cups
  • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
  • Milk – 3 tbsp (lukewarm)

(Note:  1 Cup = 250 ml)

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare      one 9”cake  pan.
  2. Sheet pan by lining with butter paper.
  3. Sift together flour, cocoa powder and baking powder
  4. In a bigger bowl, mix together butter and sugar well.
  5. Add one egg at a time and mix well.
  6. Add the sifted flour little at a time and mix well.
  7. Add vanilla and butter milk
  8. Pour batter in prepared cake pan and bake for approx. 45 to 50 minutes.
  9.  Test for doneness by inserting a tooth pick in the center of the cake and  it should be dry when taken out.
  10. Cool the cake and frost with butter cream  frosting.
  11. To make the butter cream frosting: in a bowl beat together  butter and icing sugar until creamy. Add      vanilla and milk and mix well. Spread it over the cake.

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