Friday, August 19, 2011

Eggless Moist Chocolate Cake

My 50-th post for the year 2011 - A Special Post



Ingredients
Part 1

  • Maida - 1 cup (heaped)
  • Baking Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Cocoa Powder - 1 teaspoon

Part 2

  • Butter - 1/2 cup
  • Powdered Sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Milk - 3/4 cup
  • Whipped Curd - 1/4 cup

Part 3

  • Vanilla Essence - 1 teaspoon
  • Dry Fruits (Grapes, Dates) - as required (optional)


Method

1. Sift the items given under part 1



2. Beat butter and sugar together first. Add milk and curd and beat well once again.You can also use a mixer for this purpose


3. Add this batter to sifted maida, baking powder and cocoa.Run it in mixer once (optional)


4. Add vanilla essence and dry fruits.Mix well
5. Grease a baking tray/mold and pour the batter into it


Baking
  1. If you are using a "Microwave" bake it in "Medium Power" for 4 minutes and then in "Medium High" for 3 minutes. It depends on the microwave
  2. If you are baking in Cooker follow the instructions given in the link Baking in Pressure Cooker
  3. Insert a tooth pick inside the cake and it should come out clean.If not bake for some more time
  4. Invert the cake mold and allow it to cool
  5. Do icing if desired