Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Devil's Food Cake


For the cake :
  • Sifted cocoa powder : 50 gm
  • Dark brown muscovado sugar : 100 gm
  • Boiling water : 250 ml
  • Soft unsalted butter : 125 gm
  • Caster sugar : 150 gm
  • Plain flour : 225 gm
  • Baking powder : ½ Tsp
  • Baking soda : ½ Tsp
  • Vanilla extract : 2 Tsp
  • Egg : 2

Pre-heat the oven to 180° C. Grease two 8 inch cake pans and keep it aside. Sieve flour, baking soda and baking powder twice. Keep it aside. Combine cocoa powder and muscovado sugar. Pour boiling water into this and mix well. Beat the butter and castor sugar till it turns fluffy and pale. Then add eggs one bye one into butter and beat well. Pour vanilla essence and mix it. Then add the dry ingredients into it and mix it slowly. Finally fold in the cocoa mixture and combine well. Pour the batter into greased pans and bake it for 30 minutes. Remove it from the oven and cool it well.

For the frosting :
  • Water : 125 ml
  • Muscovado sugar : 30gm
  • Unsalted butter : 175 gm
  • Dark chocolate chopped : 300 gm
Add water, sugar and butter into a pan and melt it slowly over low heat. When it starts to bubble, remove it from the fire and add the chopped chocolate into it and swirl the pan well. Keep it aside for a couple of minutes and whisk it till it becomes glossy and smooth. Cool it well and keep it refrigerated for 1 hr. Then take it out and whisk it. Now decorate the cooled cake with this frosting.

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  1. Delicious and lovely looking food cake. Wonderfully prepared.

  2. yumm yumm..yumm.. yumm.. tempting delicious cake.