How to make Mexican Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting -

Eggless chocolate cakes with frosting can be as wonderful.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour , Cocoa powder (कोको पावडर)

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Desserts

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Mexican Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting

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Mexico, wild and barren in the north and sultry and hot in the south, offers a cuisine that reflects the culture of the country – colourful, rich, invigorating and always, always festive! 
The most common impression about Mexican food is that it is hot and wholesome and has many similarities with Indian food. And like Indian cuisine Mexican is not one single cuisine but many. There is a feast of flavours for the food lover as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean teem with fish, while the adjoining regions bloom with luscious fruit like pineapple and papayas. The high plateau yields wonderful vegetables and the north is cattle country…..and to bind all these in one single string are chillies…in every shape, colour and size, from the subtle to the strong, producing a signature to Mexican cuisine.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Mexican Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting Recipe

  • Refined flour 1 cup

  • Cocoa powder

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1/4 cup

  • Baking soda 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cocoa powder 3 tablespoons

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • For frosting

  • Icing sugar 1 cup

  • Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • Honey 1 tablespoon

  • Cocoa powder 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Grease a square cake tin and lightly dust with dry flour. Place a sieve over a bowl and put refined flour, cornstarch, baking soda, salt, cinnamon powder, cocoa powder and sift. Mix well.

Step 3

Add castor sugar and mix. Add 1 cup chilled water and mix. Add vanilla essence and mix well with a hand blender. Add vinegar and blend some more. Pour the batter into the prepared tin and bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. When done, take the t

Step 4

For the frosting mix icing sugar, cinnamon powder, cocoa powder, honey and 2 tbsps water in a bowl and mix well. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add the icing sugar mixture and cook on medium heat till sugar melts completely. Cool it.

Step 5

Place the cake over foil and trim the sides of the cake. Pour the frosting over the cake and let it slide over the sides. If you like you can level the frosting over the sides with a palate knife.

Step 6

Keep in the refrigerator to set. Cut into slices and serve.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.