simple chocolate cake recipe

This simple chocolate cake recipe is for all chocolate lovers. We taught you so many chocolate cake recipes here on pakladies, but this is a different and simple recipe that is easy for anyone to make.

Simple Chocolate Cake Recipe

Ingredients:

  1. Flour – 1 3/4 cups/245 gm
  2. Large eggs – 2
  3. Oil – 1/2 cup/120 ml
  4. Sugar – 2 cups/400 gm
  5. Unsweetend coco powder – 3/4 cup/75 gm
  6. Vanilla essence – 1 1/2 tsp
  7. Baking soda – 1 1/2 tsp
  8. Baking powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  9. Salt – 1/2 tsp
  10. Milk – 1 cup/240 ml
  11. Coffee – 1 cup

Method:

  • Take a bowl, add all dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Take another bowl, add eggs and beat on mix with whisk or beat on low speed.
  • Then add milk, coffee, oil and vanilla essence, mix and add in dry mixture, mix well.
  • Pour this mixture in 2, 9″ prepared cake pan and bake in preheated oven on 180°C for 28 to 30 minutes.
  • When cake is baked, let it cool down completely.
  • Then apply chocolate frosting and decorate as you like.

Chocolate Frosting:

  1. Chocolate (60%)- 180 gm/6oz
  2. Softened butter – 226 gm/1 cup
  3. Icing sugar – 2 cups/230 gm
  4. Vanilla essence – 2 tsp

Method:

  • Melt chocolate on double boiler.
  • When it’s melted, let it cool down to room temperature.
  • Now take a bowl, add butter and beat until it’s nice n creamy and smooth.
  • Then add sifted icing sugar and 2 tsp vanilla essence, stir and beat well.
  • Then add melted chocolate and beat it on low speed to medium high until frosting turns nice n light fluffy and has nice shine to it, which would take about 3 to 4 minutes.

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