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How to make Chocolate Cake - Simple chocolate cake with cocoa powder.

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This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cocoa Powder (कोको पावडर), Refined Flour

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Chocolate Cake
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Chocolate Cake
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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chocolate Cake Recipe

  • Cocoa Powder 3-4 tablespoons

  • Refined Flour 2 teaspoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Self raising flour 250 grams

  • Butter /margarine 250 grams

  • Powdered sugar 250 grams

  • Eggs 4

  • Buttermilk 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease an eight inch round tin. Sieve self-raising flour with baking powder, salt and cocoa powder.

Step 2

Mix together softened butter with sugar and beat well with a wire whisk or electric beater till light and fluffy. Mix in one egg at a time.

Step 3

Fold in flour and cocoa mixture two to three spoons at a time, taking a little of buttermilk to make a smooth batter. Lastly mix in vanilla essence.

Step 4

Pour batter in prepared cake tin and bake at 180ºC for thirty five to forty minutes.

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