Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake Video by Tarla Dalal

Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake Video by Tarla Dalal

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A simple sponge cake can form the base for a variety of luscious desserts. Plain or fancy, a basic sponge cake can be employed to produce desserts for occasions ranging from a simple family meal to a show stealing birthday cake. Whatever the recipe, a basic sponge cake has to be moist, soft and tender. A dry, crumbly, flat cake will make the dessert very unappetizing.


Recipe Description for Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake ( Cakes and Pastries)

Preparation Time: 
Baking Time:  40 to 45 minutes
Baking Temperature:  180ºC (360ºF)
Makes 1 cake
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For Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake
1 1/4 cups plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3/4 cup condensed milk
4 tbsp melted butter
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp melted butter for greasing
2 tbsp plain flour (maida) for dusting


For eggless chocolate sponge cake

  1. To make eggless chocolate sponge cake, sieve the plain flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and soda bi-carb together and keep aside.
  2. Combine the condensed milk, melted butter, vanilla essence and mix well.
  3. Add the prepared sieved plain flour-cocoa mixture and 5 to 7 of water and mix gently with help of a spatula.
  4. The batter should be of dropping consistency.
  5. Grease the cake tin with butter on all the sides.
  6. Dust with plain flour and sift to ensure uniform distribution of the flour. Shake and tap the tin to remove the excess flour.
  7. Pour the prepared cake batter into a greased and dusted 175 mm. (7”) diameter tin and spread it evenly.
  8. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180ºc (360ºf) for 40 to 45 minutes or till done.
  9. The cake is ready when it leaves the sides of the tin and is springy to touch.
  10. When ready, remove the eggless chocolate sponge cake from the oven, invert the tin over a plate and tap sharply to unmould the sponge.
  11. Keep the eggless chocolate sponge cake aside to cool and use as required.

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Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake Video by Tarla Dalal
 on 04 Nov 17 06:27 PM

Hello Mam, my cake sponge never rises, it rises then again it becomes so thin while its inside the microwave. It get back to the level of batter and couldn''t rise. Please suggest me.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, this recipe is not a microwave recipe, we have made this in an oven Here is the link for a cake in a microwave..
06 Nov 17 08:43 AM