Simple Chocolate Cake

This is my mother-in-law's recipe and this is the first cake I baked. This is a dead simple one and a very yummy cake. The results are much more than the effort needed...

Simple Chocolate CakeThis is my mother-in-law's recipe and this is the first cake I baked. This is a dead simple one and a very yummy cake. The results are much more than the effort needed...

Summary

3150
  • Coursedessert
  • Cuisineenglish
  • Yield12 servings 12 serving
  • Cooking Time1 hourPT1H0M
  • Total Time1 hourPT1H0M

Ingredients

Unsalted Butter
100 Grams
Sugar
250 Grams
Eggs
2
All Purpose Flour
200 Grams
Cocoa Powder
15 Grams
Curd
.5 Cup
Baking Powder
1 Teaspoon
Soda Powder
1 Teaspoon
Luke warm water
.5 Cup
Vanilla essence
1 Teaspoon

Steps

  1. Make sure that butter is at room temperature. Blend together butter and powdered sugar with an electric or hand mixer. This is probably the key step in this recipe. Make sure that it is blended well.
  2. Add eggs to the above mix and blend well.
  3. Add flour and cocoa powder slowly to the above mixture and blend again.
  4. Add curd to the above batter. Blend the mixture in such a way that you should not see any more grains
  5. Add baking powder to luke warm water. It should fuzz.
  6. Add soda powder to the above luke warm water.
  7. Mix the luke warm water with the batter prepared in step4
  8. Add vanilla essence and mix well.
  9. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  10. Butter the baking pan. Or line the baking pan with parchment paper.
  11. Pour batter to the prepared pan and bake it for 50 - 55 minutes.
  12. Insert a tooth pick into the cake to test whether flour is sticking to it. If yes, it is not completely baked. It should be kept for some more time
  13. Top it with some chocolate sauce and itz heaven!