Simple Chocolate cake

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Ranjani Elango

Community Member

Difficulty

Medium 👍
14
min.
Preparation
45
min.
Baking
25
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-8+
250 g flour
250 g Sugar
32 g unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp Baking soda
128 ml Buttermilk
128 ml Hot water
eggs
1 tbsp Vanilla essence
15 ml vegetable oil

Utensils

  • oven
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spatula
  • baking dish
  • parchment paper
  • toothpick
  • Step 1/9

    • oven

    Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius for about 15 mins

  • Step 2/9

    • 250 g flour
    • 250 g Sugar
    • 32 g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • ½ tsp Baking soda
    • Mixing bowl
    • Wooden spatula

    Sieve all the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl and then mix it well to get a uniform color and ratio without any lumps or blocks

  • Step 3/9

    • 128 ml Buttermilk
    • 128 ml Hot water
    • eggs
    • 15 ml vegetable oil
    • 1 tbsp Vanilla essence

    Add all the wet ingredients into the mixing bowl one by one and make sure to mix it well with the wooden spatula to get a smooth and glossy cake batter consistency

  • Step 4/9

    • baking dish
    • parchment paper

    Line a baking tray with parchment paper and then grease it with melted butter or vegetable oil and then pour the entire batter into the tray and tap well to prevent any kind of air bubble and then let it set for about 5 mins to increase the flavor and then tap again

  • Step 5/9

    Place the cake in the oven and set the timer for 30 mins in 180 degree celcius

    Place the cake in the oven and set the timer for 30 mins in 180 degree celcius

  • Step 6/9

    After 30 mins, take a toothpick or a knife and poke inside the cake to see if any cake batter is sticking to it. If cake batter sticks then let the cake bake for another 10 mins, if not switch off the oven and let the cake sit inside the oven for 5 mins to form a lovely glossy crust.
    • toothpick

    After 30 mins, take a toothpick or a knife and poke inside the cake to see if any cake batter is sticking to it. If cake batter sticks then let the cake bake for another 10 mins, if not switch off the oven and let the cake sit inside the oven for 5 mins to form a lovely glossy crust.

  • Step 7/9

    Once the cake is nicely cooked, take it out of the oven and then let it rest on the kitchen counter for 15 to 20 mins

    Once the cake is nicely cooked, take it out of the oven and then let it rest on the kitchen counter for 15 to 20 mins

  • Step 8/9

    After the cake cools down, remove the parchment paper and let it cool and then cut it into 8 slices

    After the cake cools down, remove the parchment paper and let it cool and then cut it into 8 slices

  • Step 9/9

    Serve this amazing chocolate cake with  hot milk or hot chocolate

    Serve this amazing chocolate cake with hot milk or hot chocolate

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