I have been looking for a basic cocoa cake for quite a long time..A cake which is fluffy, not too sweet, not too chocolaty, just perfect with a cup of coffee or tea. Finally i found this recipe, i made it yesterday and too it for my relatives and everyone loved it and cake went down in a few minutes..
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Baking Time: 45 to 55 mins
Serves : 10 to 12
Recipe Source : Epicurious
All Purpose Flour – 2 cups / 240 grams
Sugar – 13/4 cup / 350 grams
Cocoa Powder – 3/4 cup / 90 grams
Salt – 1/4 tsp
Baking Soda – 1 1/4 tsp
Soft Unsalted Butter – 150 grams
Eggs – 2
Vanilla – 1 tsp
Water – 1 1/3 cup / 320 ml
(MY 1 CUP MEASURES 240 ml)
Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Prepare a 23 cm bundt cake pan or 9×2 inch pan by greasing it with oil and dusting it with flour and coat it on all sides. Tap off the excess and set aside.
In a sifter, take flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda and sieve well. Set aside.
In a bowl, take butter, sugar and vanilla. Cream it well using a beater till it is fluffy.
Add in one egg at a time and cream well.
Now add in 1/4th of the cake batter and 1/3rd of the water alternatively, ending with flour mix. Fold this whole thing gently.
Now pour this in the prepared pan and bake for 45 to 55 mins. Mine got done in 40 mins.
Remove the cake from oven, let it cool down for 15 mins. Invert it to a plate, slice and serve.
CHECK OUT THIS QUICK VIDEO:
|Take your ingredients|
|Grease a bundt cake pan with oil and dust it with
some flour and coat it on all sides
|Take flour in a sifter|
|add in cocoa powder|
|Add some salt|
|and some baking soda|
|sieve it well|
|In a large mixing bowl, take butter|
|add in some sugar( i powdered some normal sugar in a blender)|
|add in vanilla essence|
|use a beater to cream this up|
|now it is all creamy|
|add in a egg|
|beat it well|
|add in another egg|
|add in 1/4th of the flour mix|
|pour in third of the water|
|add another 1/4th of the flour mix|
|Pour in third of the water|
|fold gently again|
|add in another 1/4th of the flour mix|
|and the remaining water|
|Once it is combined lightly|
|Add the rest of the flour mix in|
|pour the mix into a pan|
|smooth the top|
|tap the tin on the counter so the air bubbles can escape|
|invert them, slice the and serve|