How to make Dainty Chocolate Cakes -

Chocolate cup cakes glazed with chocolate icing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : British

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Dainty Chocolate Cakes

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Dainty Chocolate Cakes Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Cocoa powder 2 tablespoons

  • Baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Butter softened 1/2 cup

  • Powdered sugar 1/2 cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Vanilla essence a few drops

  • Icing sugar 1 cup

  • Cocoa powder 2 teaspoons

  • Butter melted 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven at 200°C Sieve the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder together into a bowl.

Step 2

Cream the butter and sugar together till light and fluffy. Add eggs one by one and mix thoroughly.

Step 3

Fold into the flour mixture and add milk to geta dropping consistency. Add vanilla essence and mix well.

Step 4

Bake in the preheated oven for twenty minutes Meanwhile to prepare the chocolate glace icing sieve the icing sugar and cocoa powder together into a clean bowl.

Step 5

Add two tablespoons of hot water and butter and beat well. Glace the cupcake with chocolate icing and serve.

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