Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Chocloate cake with rich chocolate frosting


For cake
All purpose flour/ self raising flour -1 1/4 cup
sugar - 1 cup
Butter -1/2 cup
Eggs -2
cocoa powder - 1/4 cup
Baking powder- 1 tsp
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp (optional, if you are using self raising flour no need to to add baking soda)
vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Milk - 1/2 cup
Salt -a pinch

For frosting

Double cream - 100 ml
Butter - 25 g
Dark chocolate - 100 gm
Honey - 1 1/2 tbs


Preheat the oven to 180 degree c

Sift all purpose flour /selfraising flour and keep it aside.
In a mixing bowl beat butter,followed by sugar . Add cocoa powder and beat again until it is well incorporated. Add sifted flour,baking powder,baking soda,salt and beat again. Finally add vanilla essence , milk and beat. Pour the batter into a greased cake tin.Bake for about 40 - 45 minutes( if a knife inserted come out clean cake is ready).Remove from the oven and allow the cake to cool for some time.

For Frosting

Heat double cream in pan and when it is about to boil switch off the stove and add rest of the ingredients and wait for five minutes until the chocolate melts . Mix well.

Spread the frosting on the cake and finally decorate the cake with grated or shaved chocolate.Wait for the frosting to set before you cut the cake.


Sushma Mallya said...

wow cake looks rich & so yummy,wish i could have both these tempting and beautiful cake vineetha...

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Vineetha
This is a great recipe indeed. I have learnt so many recipes on cakes and cookies, I feel great. I can make them through out the year..
Thanks for visiting my blog and for the wonderful comments.

Happy New year

AshKuku said...

Sure shot celebrations!!!!

Happy Celebrations!!!!

Wishing You & your family a very happy year ahead....


San!!! said...

Wonderful treat for the eyes as well as the taste buds,excellent work vineetha.Pass it on pls.... :)

Gulmohar said...

Wow..wonderful...Great job Vineetha.I am also planning for a chocolate cake for the new year eve..:-)But still, could I grab a piece..:D

Devi Meyyappan said...

yummylicious !! :)... its soo tempting, very nice cake!!!

Sarah Naveen said...

Oh wow!!! That looks terrific!!!
I m drooling

kothiyavunu said...

ente amme...what a fab cake!!! i feel like taking a slice.....super ayitundu ttoo...mouthwatering!!!

Tina said...

Fabulous and mouthwatering cake...Happy new year dear.....

Priya said...

Wow such a gorgeous,rich and droolworthy chocolate cake with beautiful frosting...Wish you a happy and prosperous New year..

priya said...

truly professional!! looks awesome..yummy!

Malar Gandhi said...

Whoo, that really and inviting:)

Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year.:)

Dolly said...

Wow, what a gorgeous cake. Your Chocolate cake Looks absolutely irresistible. Beautiful Click. Way to end 2009, Vineetha. I love ur presentation as well. Wishing you and your family a happy, fun filled and healthy 2010. Also let me thank you for all the love and support extended to me and my blog. That surely is a great motivation to keep blogging.

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Cake looks rich,moist and delicious. Nice click too:).

Yummy Team said...

Am drooling! I posted a choco cake 2 days back..This looks super-delicious! Glad to follow you :)