Friday, 11 May 2012

Chocolate Cake - Our Wedding Anniversary Special



Ingredients
Self raising flour – 200gm
Caster Sugar  -175gm
Cooking chocolate  - 75gm
Butter  - 100gm( at room temperature)
Eggs  - 3
Vanilla extract – 2 Tsp
Milk  - 3 Tbls
Salt – 1/4 Tsp
For icing
Icing sugar – 1 cup
Cooking chocolate – 6 or 7 squares
Unsalted Butter – 1 1/2 Tsp
Vanilla extract  - 1 Tsp
Hot Water or milk  - 1/4 cup

Preparation

  • Using a microwave or double boiler ,melt the cooking chocolate.
  • Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and keep it aside.
  • Add butter into a large bowl and beat until it very soft.
  • Then add caster sugar and beat until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Beat the egg in it one at a time.
  • Add the melted chocolate and vanilla extract until just combined.
  • Add the flour little by little and fold in gently to mix.
  • Add milk to the mixture, a little at a time until smooth (you can add more milk if you want).
  • Divide the batter between two sandwich tin and bake in the oven at 180 °C about 30 min or until a skewer inserted into the middle of each cake comes out clean.
  • Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool completely.


For the frosting

  • Sift the icing sugar into a bowl.Add butter,melted chocolate,Vanilla extract and hot water and beat until smooth.
  • Let it cool for some time.


To assemble

  • Transfer one of the cakes into serving plate.Then add icing into the cake and spread it. (I just added normal butter icing in middle ).
  • Place the second cake on the top of the first.
  • Spread the chocolate icing on the top and sides of the cake.
  • Grate some chocolate over the cake.
Cheers !!!
Minu

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