Baking Time : 30 to 35 mins
All Purpose Flour / Maida – 1 cup
Sugar – 1 cup
Cocoa Powder – 1/3 cup
Baking Powder- 1/2 tsp
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda – 1 tsp
Salt – a pinch
Milk – 1/2 cup
Water – 1/2 cup
Oil – 1/2 cup
Dark Chocolate – 1.5 cup chopped
Cream – 2 tblspn
Strawberries for topping
(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)
Preheat oven to 170 degree C. Line a square pan with parchment paper and grease it well with oil. Set aside.
Take flour, baking soda, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a sieve and sift it well.
Add in sugar and mix well.
Now make a well in the center, add in milk, water, oil and mix well.
Spoon this into the pan and bake for 30 to 35 mins.
Now remove it and cool it completely.
Now unmould it and chill the cake for 2 hours.
Now cut it as desired shape and set aside.
Now make the icing, take chocolate in a bowl and melt it gently using a double boiler till it is melted. Add in cream and mix well.
Now take the cake and spoon some icing over and top with strawberries.
Chill for few mins and serve.
|Take all your ingredients|
|in a bowl, take flour|
|add in baking powder|
|add in baking soda and salt|
|add in cocoa powder|
|add in sugar|
|make a well in the center|
|add in milk|
|add in oil|
|add in water|
|now use a spatula to give a good mix..|
|pour it into the baking pan, i lined it with parchment and oiled it well|
|bake till done|
|can you see how moist the cake is..now chill this cake for couple of hours|
|now use a cutter to cut out hearts|
|i cut some into squares|
|now lets make the icing..take chocolate|
|Add it in a heat proof bowl|
|place it over a double boiler|
|melt it gently|
|now it is melted|
|smooth and yummy|
|add little cream in|
|spoon this over the cake|
|top with strawberries|
|Chill for few mins and serve|