1 September 2011

Eggless Chocolate Cake

I am a chocoholic and a very proud one at that :). I love chocolate as it is but love it best when it's in the form of a cake. Ever since i over came my baking-phobia, the variety of chocolate cake making the round in the house has been crazy. My dear hubby was never a sweet kinda person, but i am proud to inform that he is now hooked on to my cake. The icing in the cake though is that my son is a through chocolate maniac and i am super thrilled that i have a great excuse to go on torturing my oven :d.

Today i'm posting an egg-less chocolate cake, friends have been wondering what's with the egg-less spree, well, it's just for the love of experimenting the other side of the fence as well.

So here it is, THE cake.


In my Hubby's own words,"better than store bought". And indeed it truly is one hell of a cake. Here's the recipe.

Ingredients:
3 Cups - Flour
1 1/2 Cups to 2 Cups - Sugar
1 Cup - Cocoa Powder
2 Cups - Water
1 Cup - Oil
2 1/2 Tsp - Baking Soda
1/2 Tsp - Salt
3 Tbsp - Vanilla Extract

Method:
  • Preheat  oven at 170 degrees.
  • Mix all the Dry ingredients in a bowl, except sugar, and keep aside
  • Combine Water and Oil and mix it well using a wooden spoon
  • Now add sugar to the oil mixture and blend well, then add vanilla extract to this mixture
  • Make a well inside the flour mixture and pour in the wet ingredients. Blend it really well.
  • Pour this mixture a well greased 9x13 inch baking pan or like me, you can bake it on two regular steel plates (where most Indian homes serve their meals). If using steel plates, line the plates with a parchment paper so that the cake base will not stick.
  • Bake it for 20-25 minutes each or till a tooth pick comes out clean.
  • Cool it completely for 10 to 15 minutes.

The magic behind this cake is the Chocolate Filling. This is adapted from Nigella Lawson. So here goes..

Ingredients
2 Tbsp - Golden Syrup/Honey
1 Cup - Cooking Milk Chocolate
1/4 Cup - Sugar
50 Ml - Water

Method:
  • In a saucepan mix water and golden syrup
  • Add sugar to the mixture and bring it to boil, turn off the flame and put aside
  • Chop up the chocolates into small pieces and let it dissolve it in the hot mixture, keep stirring till all the chocolate dissolves
  • Apply this on top of one of the cake, sandwich it with the other, serve.

A scoop of vanilla ice cream and it's party in the mouth :). 


And the happy and dizzy face of the little chocoholic.

Cheers to all the chocoholics!!! 

4 comments:

  1. That is made beautifully and looks so delicious :)
    USMasala

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  2. Thanks for following back. You have some amazing food going on there. Cheers!

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  3. Yo Mama ! Tu gai ni ning he ! Me Neihlo at ur work !
    kanei machun de :)

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  4. OMG! This does look better than store bought! Love it!

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