Thursday, December 4, 2014

Dark Rich Chocolate Cake

It's December again! The cake-season! And I am back! :D
Starting the season with simple yet yummilicious Dark rich Chocolate cake! 
There are hardly anyone in the world who doesn't love chocolate...and obviously I am no exception! 
The darker is it's better for me ;) 
As they say..."there are some things, better rich! 
                             Coffee, chocolate, men!"  ;)
And this dark, moist double chocolate cake is definitely super-rich! :D 
You will have to try to believe! Here is the recipe.

Ingredients for "Dark Rich Chocolate Cake":
  1. All purpose flour 1 and 1/3 cup
  2. Unsweetened cocoa powder 1/3 cup 
  3. Dark chocolate 80 gm (any good quality dark chocolate ...I used Hershey's)
  4. Sugar 1 cup & 1/4 cup 
  5. Baking powder 1 tea spoon
  6. Baking soda 1/2 tea spoon an 2 pinches
  7. Instant coffee 1 tablespoon
  8. Butter 1/2 cup (room temperature)
  9. Egg 2 large (room temperature)
  10. Buttermilk 3/4 cup
  11. Vanilla extract 1 table spoon
  12. Hot water 1/4 cup


How to prepare "Dark Rich Chocolate Cake":
  • Line a baking tin with baking paper. Preheat the oven at 180'C.
  • Now make the coffee using 1 tablespoon coffee powder and 1/4 cup hot water. Let it cool to room temperature.
  • Sieve and sift flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda in a bowl.
  • Take another large microwave safe bowl and add dark chocolate (break into pieces) to it. Micro it for 8 to 10 seconds.
  • Mix butter with chocolate. Now add sugar to it and whisk until light and flufy using an electric beater.
  • Then goes egg. One at a time. Mix very well. Scrape the sides of the bowl as needed.
  • Now add coffee, vanilla and buttermilk. Mix again.
  • Finally add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Fold and whisk to a smooth batter.
  • Now pour the batter to baking tin. 
  • Bake it  on middle rack for about 30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. (It might take little more or less time depending on oven).
  • Let it cool down before you cut it into pieces.
  • And the Dark Rich Chocolate Cake is ready! Happy baking!

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