This cake turned out so soft and yummy, you will never believe that it is made in a steamer..Plus for those who dont own a oven, you can try this yummy steamed cake.
Cooking Time : 45 mins to 50 mins
Serves : 5 to 6 slices
Recipe Source : Cornercafe
All Purpose Flour / Maida - ¾ cup / 90 grams
Sugar - ½ cup / 100 grams
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - ¼ tsp
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Egg - 1
Oil - ¼ cup / 60 ml
Cocoa Powder - 2 tblspn
Milk - ½ cup / 120 ml
Vanilla Essence - ½ tsp
Chocolate Fudge Icing - 1 batch (recipe here)
Chocolate Semia as needed for decorating
Take sugar, oil, milk, vanilla,egg in a bowl and mix well.
Take flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder in a bowl and mix well.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and give a good mix.
Pour this into the prepared pan cover it lightly with a oiled foil, the oil side should be down .
Place it in a steamer and Steam this for 40 to 45 mins, insert a toothpick to see whether it is done or not. If it comes clean then it is done. Let it cool for 15 to 30 mins.
Now run a knife around the sides, invert it to a cake plate.
Peel off the parchment. Pour the icing over it and sprinkle with chocolate semia.
|take all your ingredients|
|Line the bottom of the baking pan with parchment
and oil the tin completely
|Now take sugar in a bowl|
|add in oil|
|add in milk|
|add in egg|
|add in vanilla|
|mix well and set aside|
|Take flour in a bowl|
|add in cocoa powder|
|Add in baking soda and baking powder|
|now it is all mixed|
|pour the wet mix in|
|Pour this in the tin|
|oil the foil paper lightly|
|cover it very lightly, done wrap it tight..You just dont
want the steam water to fall on the cake
|heat a steamer|
|place tin over it|
|cover and steam cook|
|Now the cake is baked, this is why you have to oil the foil
before covering the cake, i forgot to oil the foil so my
cake top layer got stuck on the foil.
|invert it to a plate|
|peel off the parchment|
|Now time to frost the cake..|
|I made a batch of my chocolate fudge icing|
|Pour it over the cake|
|spread it lightly using a spoon|
|Sprinkle with chocolate semia|