Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )


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A chocolate sponge is a very handy piece of cake! And when it can be made in a pressure cooker, its preparation is a piece of cake too! Serve this soft and succulent Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake warm and fresh off the cooker with a cup of tea, top it with ice-cream to make a delicious dessert, or decorate it to make the prettiest – and tastiest - cake in town. Serve along with Herbed Sticks and Banana Pepper Wafers for an exciting evening tea time treat.

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Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking ) recipe - How to make Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 1 cake (7”)
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Ingredients
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 1/4 cups plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp soda bi-carb
3/4 cup condensed milk
4 tbsp melted butter
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 cup salt
1/2 tsp melted butter for greasing
plain flour (maida) for dusting
Method
  1. Grease a 175 mm. (7”) diameter cake tin with butter on all the sides. Dust it with plain flour and sift to ensure uniform distribution of the flour.
  2. Shake and tap the tin to remove the excess flour and keep aside.
  3. Sieve the plain flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and soda bi-carb in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  4. Combine the condensed milk, melted butter, vanilla essence in a deep bowl and mix well.
  5. Add the prepared sieved plain flour-cocoa mixture and approx. 6 tbsp of water and mix gently with help of a spatula.
  6. Pour the prepared cake batter into the greased and dusted tin and spread it evenly.
  7. Sprinkle the salt at the base of a pressure cooker, and place a steel ring stand and a perforated plate over it. Cover it with a lid (with the ring on the lid but without the whistle) and heat on a medium for 5 minutes.
  8. Open the lid of the pressure cooker, place the cake tin on the perforated plate. Cover it with a lid (with the ring on the lid but without the whistle) and steam on a medium for 20 to 22 minutes or till the cake is done.
  9. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside to cool for 10 minutes.
  10. Invert the tin over a wire rack and tap sharply to unmould the cake or use a knife to loosen the edges of the cake.
  11. Use immediately or as required.


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Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 28 Apr 16 09:45 PM


Hey.. I''m trying first time to cook something but I don''t know how will the chocolate lava come out of the cake because the barter will be same.. So how come will it flow out?? Plzz clarify my doubts
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Juloet, the above recipe is of a sponge cake, if you are loooking for a chocolate centre cake, we have a muffin recipe.. here is the recipe link.. http://www.tarladalal.com/Chocolaty-Muffins-40006r.
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29 Apr 16 03:14 PM
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 26 Apr 16 11:20 AM


What to do if I don''t have steel stand and plate to cook the cake?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sheetal, You can use any steel bowl.. and perforated plate, and then place the tin with the batter.. and proceed with the further steps..
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26 Apr 16 04:58 PM
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 22 Mar 16 04:16 PM


Yas
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 16 Mar 16 11:18 PM


Can we use stainless steel pressure cooker ??
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shefali, Yes use a stainless steel pressure cooker
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17 Mar 16 03:16 PM
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 15 Feb 16 10:16 PM


I want to try this recipe, since I love baking eggless cakes. However, I do have an oven. Can I just bake it in it at 180 degrees Celsius? Or do I need to modify the recipe? Thank you in advance for your reply.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Vaishali, To bake the sponge in an oven , you can use this below recipe.. http://www.tarladalal.com/Eggless-Chocolate-Sponge-Cake-(-Eggless-Desserts-Recipe)-1120r
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16 Feb 16 02:32 PM
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 11 Feb 16 05:07 PM


I''m Confused. How can you steam something without adding any water to the cooker base???
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Anita Raval, for your feedback, we have not added water, we have used 1 cup of salt. As if water added it will release moisture, which will not allow the cake to get brown. We also have a video on this, here is the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CISCkYNAzhA Let us know your feedback.. how it turned out.. Happy Cooking!!
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11 Feb 16 05:22 PM
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 11 Feb 16 12:00 PM


Any substitute for the condensed milk
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Tarla Dalal    Khan, thank you for your feedback.. A substitute for condensed milk is egg, But if you are looking for an eggless cake recipe without condensed milk, i would suggest you to follow this recipe http://www.tarladalal.com/Eggless-Vanilla--Cake-Using-Oil-(-Cakes-and-Pastries-)-33314r. Do try this recipe and give us your feedback.. Happy Cooking!!
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11 Feb 16 03:31 PM
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 08 Jan 16 01:23 AM


No in cooker I will be trying first time till ealeir I have baked in microwave or old electric oven
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Tarla Dalal    Dear Dr Sangeeta. Let us know how the recipe worked out. We would love to hear from you. Happy cooking.
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08 Jan 16 10:18 AM
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 06 Jan 16 02:49 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Dhanashri, thanks for your feedback. Please continue posting comments on the recipes you love. Happy cooking.
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06 Jan 16 03:18 PM
Eggless Chocolate Cake ( Pressure Cooking )
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 on 06 Jan 16 12:03 PM


Shall v add sugar in it?
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you Archana Avinash for your review.. No need to add sugar as there is enough condensed milk in the recipe...
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06 Jan 16 12:27 PM
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