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March 3, 2009

Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Festival : Christmas
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Last Updated: 3-3-2009
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1. Refined flour
- 2 1/4 cup
  Soda powder
- 1 1/2 tsp
  Salt - 1/4 tsp
2. Milk
- 3/4 cup
  Cocoa powder - 1/2 cup
3. Dalda (vanaspathi or ghee)
- 1/2 cup
- 1/2 cup
  Powdered sugar - 2 cup
4. Egg - 3 nos
5. Curd
- 1/4 cup
  Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp
Ingredients for icing :    

Icing sugar

- 1cup

Cocoa powder

- 1/4cup


- pinch


- 1cup


- 1/4 cup


- 1/2 cup

Vanilla essence

- 1/2 tsp
Refined groundnut oil - 1dsp
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Method of Preparation : 

Sift the 1st ingredients together. 

In a vessel dissolve cocoa powder with milk and mix it with the 3rd ingredients. 

Heat some water in a big  vessel. When it boils, place the vessel with the cocoa mixture  in it. Heat the contents by stirring continuously and when it warms up, remove from fire. Leave it to cool.

Add the 1st ingredients and the beaten eggs. Then add curd and essence and mix well. Pour the batter into a greased and floured round dish. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 o F for about 3/4 hour. 

Icing :

Sieve icing sugar, cocoa and salt together. Heat water and sugar, until the sugar dissolves and then remove from heat. Add the sieved contents into the warm sugar solution. Also add the essence, butter and oil to it and mix well. Pour this over the cake uniformly.

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   Roshni Murali, ChennaiReplyPosted On:3/7/2010
My chocolate cake turned out really well !! Thanks a lot and the tip with the pressure cooker helped .
   cyndril anakari, hubil karanatakaReplyPosted On:16/8/2009
chocolate cake method 2was exellent and i am in 7th std i am interested in making the cakes and i liked the cake verry much HATS OFF...... continew preparing cakes for me i am searching for them thank U