Recipes

Chocolate Cake

You can try and and enjoy the simple and easy chocolate cake.

Required :

  • Maida – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 3/4 cup
  • Yoghurt – 1/2 cup
  • Butter – 1/2 cup (white/unsalted)
  • Cocoa Powder – 2 tablespoon
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Soda bi-carbonate – 1/2 tsp
  • Milk as required (approximately 5 tbsp)
Method
  1.  Sieve the flour, cocoa powder, soda bi-carbonate, baking powder in a bowl. ( if you like coffee flavour then u can also add 1tbsp of instant coffee powder )
  2. In another bowl beat curd (yoghurt), butter and sugar till fluffy. More you beat these, the fluffier and softer your cake will turnout.
  3. Now add the flour mix to the beaten butter mix. Take care not to form any lumps.
  4. Add little milk , stir properly and check for the consistency of the batter by dropping if with a spoon from a height. it should like smooth flowing ribbon consistency. if it is too thick add some more milk.
  5. Pour the batter in a greased Microwave safe dish and microwave for 3-5 min according to your’s apparatus.
  6. Check if cake is done by sticking a knife into the cake, if it comes out clean let cake cool. if  some batter sticks to knife continue for another minute or two.
  7. Cool and garnish with your favorite icing and fruits. Or you might want to try it without icing, just some simple decorations.
Note :

Bake in a heated oven at 190 degrees C for about 40 minutes.

Baking in a Cooker: Heat the cooker for sometime. Keep the cake dish inside. Do not cover it and cover the cooker with some other lid. Keep the flame sim and bake for 1 hour 5-15 mts.

Take care to fill the utensil with batter 2/3rds only and to leave atleast 1/3rd space left.

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