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Oct 28, 2011

Chocolate Chip Pound Cake with Chocoholic Frosting and Topped with Walnuts

I know that everyone is packing to have a great weekend...I decided to enjoy this weekend just by staying in home..Since I am overwhelmed by diwali, Man I need some Rest..

Its raining over here,I love this climate specially because we can bundle up ourselves with our favorite blanket and watch movies or any shows..And also this is the perfect time to make dishes which makes you warm like soups, stews and all kind of stuffs..I planned to make some chicken soup,but was too tired to make it now..I will probably make it somewhere tomorrow..Oh my Goodness I am craving for it now..

Today’s dinner was pretty good..Its getting really cold here and just now had some crispy hot dosa with allam chutney and it was so comforting..

Now back to the recipe...Its been a while since I made this cake,so I decided to post it today..Actually I made this cake for my sister Birthday party..And she loved it..

I halved the recipe to make a mini cake for us alone..But the recipe which I have given is perfect for you all...I felt really bad later thinking why I halved the recipe,because it was so delicious and I didn’t get enough to eat..

Another Good News is my sister took a small piece to school the next day and every one loved it...And one of her friend ordered this cake from me and I made it for her..

So hope you love it and off you go to the step by step recipe with pictures..

Recipe Source:Kaitlin in the Kitchen
Ingrediants:

All Purpose Flour / Maida – 2 Cup / 220 gms
Baking Powder-1 tsp
Salt a pinch
Eggs- 4
Chocolate Chips- 150 gms / 1 cup
Vanilla Essence-1 tsp
Butter – 100 gms / 4 ounces / ¼ Pound / ½ cup
Sugar-1 cup / 200 gms
Chocoholic Chocolate Frosting-as needed ( Click HERE for Recipe)
Walnuts or Almonds – as needed

Method:

Preheat the oven to 180°C (350° F).

Prepare a bundt tin or a round tin by applying butter on the sides and dusting it with flour..Tip of the excess flour..

In a bowl mix flour,baking powder and salt together and set aside..

In a mixing bowl take butter, sugar and vanilla and beat till fluffy.

Now add in eggs one by one and beat it till fluffy.

Sift in the flour mixture and fold well..

Pour this in the prepared tin and bake it in the oven for 40-45 mins untill the cake is cooked through.

Let this cool completely before unmoulding..

Mean while Toast some walnuts in a dry pan till golden and let it cool down..

When the cake is cooled completely..Use you favorite icing to decorate the cake...

Top the cake with walnuts and serve..

Pictorial:
Take all your ingrediants
Beat sugar and butter with some vanilla
till it gets creamy
add eggs one at a time
beat well..
add another egg..
beat again
now sift in the flour mixture
fold gently
untill it is combined
add in chocolate chips
and mix well
prepare a tin
pour this batter in
bake it..
unmould it
take your favorite icing...I used my favorite Chocoholic Chocolate Frosting ( Click Here for Recipe)
Spread it over the cake
a close up shot
chop up your nuts
toast it in dry pan
remove and allow to cool
top it over the cake
Now this cake is ready for party...
This is the cake which i made for my sister friend..
I used Almonds for topping..

8 comments:

Carolina said... Best Blogger Tips

I like it so much. I understand why use the middle of the ingredients is less. It looks so delicious-
Kisses

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Incredible cake, love to grab a slice and have rite now...

Krithi's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

Delectably delicious.. one always cant get enuf of this chocolatey goodness

Krithi's Kitchen
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R said... Best Blogger Tips

looks sinfully delicious!

Amina Khaleel said... Best Blogger Tips

Cake looks delicious.. bookmarking it.. :)

Hamaree Rasoi said... Best Blogger Tips

Cake looks so amazingly delicious and mouthwatering. Great preparation.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

teresa, www.foodonfifth.com said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy, yum, yum...Love that you bake your cake in a ring mold...I am adding this to my recipe file for some Holiday baking.

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips

Our birthdays are in this month. will make this for hubby dear. Thanks.
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