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May 8, 2012

Eggless Moist Chocolate Cake ( No Butter ) as a Thank You Note

 Weddings are a integral part of the life, But the preparations for it requires so much labour and pain..My wedding preparation is going in a full blast…Relatives are already arriving here. Everyday is a busy day for my mother,she is running here and there like crazy. The important thing is they are not allowing me to cook anything, I mean they are not allowing me into the kichen itself..So I am posting recipes which was sitting in my drafts for so many months..I think I will get into the kitchen after my marriage( I am not sure). Everything is going like a steady stream. I am enjoying each and every moment in my life, I don't want to miss a single second in my life right now..

I was quite amazed how many wedding wishes I am receiving in the past few days..Quite a lot really. This makes me feel that " I am not the only one excited about my wedding along with my 'would be', but there are so many souls out there, around the world thinking about me and excited like me.. I wanted to do something for those kind souls, my well wishers and my friends who were doing so many things for me. So as a thank you note I want to give them something sweet and special. As a result this cake is born, it is a moist eggless chocolate cake so everyone can dig into it.


Now lets talk about this cake..This was the first attempt of making this cake, so I was afraid that the top may get dried off, so I made a chocolate glaze to protect the top. It ensured me that the top stays nice and moist as the middle. The better thing is it is eggless and butter free. So it is a little healthier..Everyone in my family loved it, and they gave me so many compliments too.. I hope you will like this and tell me if you love it..
Ingrediants:

All Purpose Flour / Maida – 2 cup
Flavourless Oil ( I used Refined Oil) – ¾ cup / 180 ml / 6 fluid ounces
Water – 1 ¼ cup / 300 ml
Cocoa – ½ cup / 55 gms
Sugar – 1 ½ cup / 300 gms
Baking Soda - 2 tsp
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp

For Icing:
Chocolate Chips - 1 cup / 150 gms

Method:

Take a 8x10 inch baking pan and oil it generously. Dust it with flour and tap away the excess.


Preheat the oven to 180 degree C / 360 degree F .

Take flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in a sifter. Sieve it finely and set aside.

Now take water, oil and vanilla in a bowl. Add sugar to it and mix well till it get dissolved.

Now add the sieved flour mixture and mix well.

Pour this in the prepared tin and bake it for 30-35 mins.

Let it cool down and invert it to the cooling rack and allow it to cool down.

Now make the icing. Take chocolate chips in a bowl and melt it using a microwave or a double boiler.

Mix well so that it gets smooth and glossy.Allow it to cool down.

Pour it over the cake and cut into slices.

Serve.


Pictorial:


Take all your ingrediants
Sift together flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda
like this
Take oil, water and vanilla in a bowl
add sugar
and mix well
add in the dry ingrediants
and mix well
Prepare a baking pan
Pour the batter in
and bake it
allow to cool down
Take chocolate chips in a bowl
and melt it down
Pour it over the cake
and cut into squares
Enjoy

34 comments:

Satya said... Best Blogger Tips

cake looks perfectly moist n super delicious ..yummy
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Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

Super delicious cake, best wishes dear..

Laurie {Simply Scratch} said... Best Blogger Tips

I love chocolate cake and the fact it's egg-less and butter-less is amazing!

jeyashrisuresh said... Best Blogger Tips

Wish u a very happy married life arthi. Sweet cake and nice write up

Cheah said... Best Blogger Tips

This eggless choc cake looks interesting and I'm sure you're enjoying every minute of your wedding preparations!

Anu said... Best Blogger Tips

Yum cake. Congrats!!! Have fun and enjoy these days

Meena said... Best Blogger Tips

hi aarthi this looks totally yummy yummy,, wedding in full force right

enjoy ur day dear and u can come bck to your blogging once u r free

Federica Simoni said... Best Blogger Tips

mmmmmmmmmmmm....che delizia!

Hamaree Rasoi said... Best Blogger Tips

Simply delicious and healthy cake.Looks so tempting.

Deepa

Maria said... Best Blogger Tips

All the best Aarthi I also recently got married and trust me everything moves so fast I couldn't believe I am married all the best god bless u also lovely cake

the mad said... Best Blogger Tips

Aarthi thanks. Enjoy yourself dear. These are the moments that you treasure in life...always! All the very best dear.

Jagruti said... Best Blogger Tips

Heartiest congrats Aarthi! Soak in all the glory and the attention now ;) Once in a lifetime event! Good luck with everything :)

Asiya @ Chocolate and Chillies said... Best Blogger Tips

Wonderful cake! Hope you wedding is everything you hope for..congratulations!

Swathi Iyer said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious chocolate cake, enjoy wedding.Moments are precious.

The Yogi Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

I like your cake; the method is very similar to my eggless cake recipe but yours looks even moister :)
When is your big day? Good luck and all the best for your married life x

Suneetha Reddy said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so moist, even without egg or butter. Love the chocolate ganache on top, it makes it look so elegant, and probably tastes heavenly! Can't wiat to try it and tell you all about it aarthi :)

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Chef Mireille said... Best Blogger Tips

it truly looks so moist...are you counting the days? :)
Mireille
http://gourmetglobal.blogspot.com

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

salam

Merci pour la recette, elle est très bien expliquée.

félicitations pour votre mariage, je vous souhaite beaucoup de bonheur auprès de votre épouse.
félicitations

sarvenaz

Hemavathi Murari said... Best Blogger Tips

Mouthwatering recipe.

Wish to have some.

Incase you have time, check out my post on Banana Lassi Banana Lassi

Poorni said... Best Blogger Tips

Wonderful Cake.. Glad to follow you..
http://www.poornirecipes.blogspot.com

Chitra said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious , soft n moist cake :)

Pavithra Elangovan said... Best Blogger Tips

Wish you happy married life Aarthi.. Have wonderful time:) Cake looks yumm :)

Susmi said... Best Blogger Tips

Dear.. i am in office very very busy but cant stop befor wishing you happy married life.. I am also feeling butterflies on my stomach when i count for the day.. wish i could come...always Be happy my dear sister

hoteluri duni said... Best Blogger Tips

I`ve tried this recipe and i`m really impressed, it has a very good taste. My both child tried it and they like it a lot. Thanks a lot for sharing.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

THE CHOC CAKE lOOKS VERY YUM. pLS LET ME KNOW IF CAKES TURN OUT WELL IN MV CONVECTION MODE. RECENTLY I TRIED HOLY COW'S EGGLESS MANGO CAKE. THOUGH IT TURNED OUT WELL, IT WAS HAVING THAT AWFUL OIL SMELL. ( I USED FRESH SUNDROP SUNFLOWWER OIL.) DON'T KNOW WHAT WENT WRONG. MAY BE THE PREHEATING WASN'T ENOUGH. PLS. SUGGEST, AS OTHERWISE I HAD BAKED SUCCESSFULLY USING MY BAJAJ ROUND OVEN AUTOMATIC WITHOUT SETTINGS. BUT HAVING INVESTED IN MV , I WOULD LIKE TO TRY CAKES IN THAT. SO PLS LET ME KNOW

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@AnonymousYes u can try this in convection oven too

Beryl said... Best Blogger Tips

Thank you for this amazing recipe. Just made it today. I added a little more cocoa powder that what you have mentioned, because I like that bittersweet chocolaty taste. Baked in a microwave until a toothpick inserted came out clean/little crumbs. It was moist and so good to eat!

Beryl said... Best Blogger Tips

This is such an inexpensive method to make a great-tasting cake. Made this cake today in microwave. Thank you for this recipe. The cake came out perfect and moist. Next, I am planning to add some chocolate chips to the batter and check out the taste.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

can this be done in cooker?

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@AnonymousNo i think that won't work

Helen said... Best Blogger Tips

This is totally mine and my family's favourite cake and so easy that my 2 year old daughter helps me ! I bake it in two sandwich tins and fill with melted chocolate and vanilla buttercream, lush !

asifa noohu said... Best Blogger Tips

hi aarthi hope u doing well.. yesterday we tried that delicious moist cake as per u r instructions .. but the thing is the presentation looks as per u r pictures but the taste of the cake was not like choco it simply like the flavour of wheat.. and also it became hard as soon it becoms cool.. so plzz tell the the tips to get a choco taste and softness of the cake....

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@asifa noohu This cake is meant to be so soft and moist. I think you must have stired the batter so much so it must have turned rubbery. Try to use good quality cocoa powder.

ND H said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Aarthi,

Yesterday was my son's second year birthday. I prepared this and everyone liked it so much. Out of all the items prepared, I made your green biriyani, your eggless chocolate cake, and your homemade chocolate burfi! Thank you so much. Your blog really helps reach out to so many people...