Sunday, February 8, 2009

Wish ur Valentine with a Choco Cake

With the V-day approaching around the corner, I know you all guys out there are thinking of something sweet and refreshing to wish ur valentine with. Try baking a cake for him/her.
Chocolates have been and shall continue being one all time hit love expression, and when it is a Choco cake, and home-made, it becomes even special.
I am hereby sharing a recipe of my own, a tried, tested and for sure yummy one to help you with the Gift ideas.

All purpose floor (maida)- 1 and 1/3 cup,
Sugar- 1 and half cup,
cocoa powder- 4 tablespoons,
Baking powder- 1 teaspoon,
Vanilla Extract- 1 teaspoon,
Butter- 3/4th cup,
Some boiling water,
Eggs- 3,
Choco chips,
Chopped walnuts - to garnish.

1. In a bowl mix flour, add sugar, cocoa pwd, baking pwd and vanilla extract.
2. In another bowl, beat eggs, butter and boiling water together.
3. Now, mix all the ingredients to make a smooth batter, beat for few minutes.
4. Add choco chips and nuts.
5. Bake in a preheated oven 350 degrees F or 180 degrees C for 20-30 mins
in a Microwave for about 8 minutes.

For frosting, let the cake cool first, then, melt some Chocolate sauce and pour over the cake and garnish with Nuts and also sprinkle some cherries.

6 blandishes:

Jinxed Pixie said...

ohh...this time i m gonna celebrate single-dom with this cake...woohooooo

Ria said...

wow!tht certainly looks delectable!! :P

Sakshi said...

That cake looks tempting. I want!! I suck at baking. :(

Phoenix said...

yummm... i looks delicious!! i bet i can find more than 1 way to enjoy it!! :D

Anonymous said...

yummy yummy! wish I was a good cook but am not(honestly)

yamini meduri said...

yummy yummy...!!!

how i wish to have a piece of it to share with my special man....when we are happy together...and only we are present around..!!!

nice post Rocha..!!!