Thursday, 7 February 2013

Plain Chocolate Cake

     Chocolate cake with its rich chocolate taste is yumm if you have it as such or with whipped cream or chocolate sauce or jam sauce.We can also make black forest cake with this simple recipe.


3 Eggs
5 Tblspn Sugar
3 1/4 Tblspn Flour
1 1/2 Tblspn Cocoa Powder
1/2 Tspn Vanilla Essence


  1.  Preheat the oven to 180 C.
  2. Beat the eggs and sugar until creamy and pale color with an electric hand mixer.
  3. Strain the flour and cocoa powder so that it mixes up well.
  4. Add vanilla essence to the beaten eggs.
  5. Fold in the flour mixture softly with a metal or wooden spoon.
  6. Butter a baking tray and cover with parchment paper or butter paper.
  7. Pour the batter into it and bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Note:Cake can also be prepared in a pressure cooker.Heat the pressure cooker and simmer.Now rub the sides of the cooker with some butter and pour the mixture into it.Now simmer and cook till it is done.Remember not to put the vent weight or pressure regulator on top of the vent pipe.Cook till 15 to 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

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