Chocolate Cake

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A rich dark chocolate cake.

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Chocolate Cake recipe - How to make Chocolate Cake

Preparation Time:    Baking Time: 20 mins.   Cooking Time:    Total Time:    
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  1. Sift the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and soda bi-carbonate.
  2. Combine all the ingredients together with 1/2 cup (100 ml.) of water in a bowl and mix well using a whisk.
  3. Pour this mixture into a greased 150 mm. (6") diameter baking tin.
  4. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 20 minutes or till a knife inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  5. Unmould and cool on a wire rack.
  6. Cut into 1" squares and serve or use as required.

RECIPE SOURCE : The Chocolate CookbookBuy this cookbook

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Chocolate Cake
 on 25 Sep 16 12:38 PM

Is vanilla essence necessary?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Supriya, Vanilla essence gives a nice flavour, we advise to use it.
26 Sep 16 03:17 PM
Chocolate Cake
 on 01 Feb 16 08:38 PM

i like so much without egg cake .so this recepi is so helpful for me.awesome
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Renu. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
02 Feb 16 09:18 AM
Chocolate Cake
 on 01 Jan 12 09:54 AM

Great eggless recipe. i add more cooca powder to make it dark chocolate cake. I have reduced the butter to half. It comes out light and moist.
Chocolate Cake
 on 21 Dec 10 11:28 PM

a good multi-purpose cake base!stays for quite a while and if whisked well, its light and fluffy!