Chocolate Cake


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Chocolate Cake

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Who can resist the temptation of sinking their teeth into a soft, rich and gooey chocolate cake? An all-time favourite, the Chocolate Cake fits perfectly into any occasion , and is a must-add to everybody’s cooking folders.

This intensely-flavoured eggless chocolate cake is surprisingly easy to make and hardly requires any complex preparations.

Made with an ideal combination of flour, butter and condensed milk, this cake has a wonderfully rich texture – not to forget the memorable flavour derived from cocoa and vanilla. A recipe that is definitely worth trying!

You can also try other delightful Cakes like Black Forest Cake or Cheesy Chocolate and Fruit Cake

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Chocolate Cake recipe - How to make Chocolate Cake

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  30 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180ºC (360ºF)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cake (6 wedges )
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Ingredients
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
1/2 cup condensed milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
5 tbsp milk
Method
    Method
  1. Sift together the cocoa powder, plain flour, baking powder and baking soda in a deep bowl and keep aside.
  2. Combine butter, condensed milk and vanilla essence together in a deep bowl and beat using an electric beater for 2 minutes till light and fluffy.
  3. Add the plain flour-cocoa powder mixture and milk and fold gently using a spatula till well mixed.
  4. Beat using an electric beater for 1 minute or till smooth.
  5. Pour this mixture into a lined and greased 150 mm. (6") diameter baking tin.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 25 minutes or till a knife inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  7. Let it cool slightly and demould. Use as required.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per wedges
Energy283 cal
Protein5.4 g
Carbohydrates32.2 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat15 g
Cholesterol37.4 mg
Sodium282.2 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : The Chocolate CookbookBuy this cookbook

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Chocolate Cake
5
 on 21 Jul 18 09:00 PM


my cake cracked. wat could be the reason? and burnt a little on top too. please tell me wat went wrong
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Tarla Dalal    Apologies for the same. We have updated our recipe. You can try this method and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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01 Aug 18 02:49 PM
Chocolate Cake
5
 on 20 Feb 17 04:38 PM


Chocolate Cake
5
 on 07 Feb 17 10:46 PM


great recipe!!! I followed the instructions in toto, but also added some dry fruits for a crunchy texture. the result was a spongy cake, delicious to the core..
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
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08 Feb 17 08:30 AM
Chocolate Cake
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 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.
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26 Sep 16 03:17 PM
Chocolate Cake
5
 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.
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02 Feb 16 09:18 AM
Chocolate Cake
5
 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
5
 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!