chocolate cake

Chocolate Cake

When it comes to desserts, nothing beats a classic chocolate cake especially one as simple and delicious as this one. This easy chocolate cake with chocolate butter cream is perfect for any occasion from birthdays to special dinners . It requires minimal effort but results in maximum flavor. The moist chocolate cake coupled with the creamy and rich chocolate buttercream frosting make it an excellent choice for those looking for a delicious dessert that won’t take hours of work in the kitchen.

Chocolate Cake Complete Video Recipe

 Not only does it taste great, but you can make it in just one bowl! This simple and quick recipe makes a great treat that everyone will love.

This fool-proof chocolate cake will be ready to eat in no time at all. All you need to do is mix together the ingredients until they are combined evenly – no need to worry about separating eggs or creaming butter.

No matter how you dress it up, this easy one-bowl chocolate sponge is sure to please!

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Chocolate Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • For Chocolate Sponge
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  • Self raising flour 130 g
  • Coco powder 40 g
  • Baking powder 3/4 tsp
  • Caster sugar  205 g
  • Eggs 2
  • Coffee  1 tsp + 1 tbsp hot water
  • Milk 40 ml
  • Margarine 75 g
  • Boiling water 5 tbsp
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  • For Butter cream
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  • Butter  150 g
  • Icing sugar 150 g
  • 54% Chocolate  60 g
  • Coco powder 20 g
  • Milk  2tsp

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven at 160 C.
  2. Grease 2 six inch round pans with butte or oil then line them with parchment paper.
  3. Add 1 tbsp hot water in 1 tsp coffee, mix it and set a side.
  4. Melt margarine a bit so its runny and soft, do not over heat.
  5. Now for the chocolate sponge add in 2 eggs in a bowl, followed by margarine, milk, coffee.
  6. Then sift caster sugar, self raising flour, baking powder and coco powder on top of it.
  7. Start beating it with a hand beater until its mix then add boiling hot water and beat again until you see a smooth mixture.
  8. Do not over mix.
  9. Now divide the mixture into prepared cake pans equally.
  10. Bake at 160 C for almost 25 minutes.
  11. Take out and let cool completely 
  12. Now for Chocolate Buttercream, melt chocolate in microwave let it cool a bit then take room temperature butter, butter should be very soft.
  13. Start beating the butter for almost 1 minute then add sifted icing sugar and coco powder, beat it until smooth.
  14. Then add melted chocolate, beat it until mix
  15. To finish and smooth the butter cream add in 2 tsp milk, beat again until its smooth.
  16. Butter cream is ready.
  17. Now for Layering, place 1 chocolate sponge on a plate, spread half chocolate buttercream on it, top with second chocolate sponge layer and finish with the remaining buttercream. Spread the chocolate buttercream to the edges nicely.
  18. Decorate with white chocolate shavings.

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Now that you know how easy it is to prepare this decadent dessert, it’s time to enjoy!

 

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