September 7, 2011


Eggless Chocolate Cake

Its my hubby's bday and i was on the spree of baking. I have never ever baked a cake in my life!. Ya i know thats really sad :(. But then i stated off making this simple cake and initially i had trouble with knowing the temperature of the oven, i got the cake all torned and burned! But then i m not a person who will accept defeat so fast. So i baked again and Voila!! I got a beautiful cake which my hubby did appreciate a lot. As i thought baking is actually not so hard and after all, its fun :)


All purpose Flour/Maida - 1.5 cup
Unsweetened cocoa powder - 3 tbsp
Baking Soda - 1 tbsp
Brown Sugar - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Salt - a big pinch
Vegetable Oil/Butter - 5 tbsp
Vinegar - 1 tbsp
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup ( i used low fat)

For the Frosting:
Cooking Chocolate - 200 gm
Butter - 100gm


Sieve Flour, cocoa powder, baking soda for about 2-3 times to evenly mix the powders. Then add in the oil, vinegar, salt, sugar, vanilla extract, milk and water. Whisk nicely the mix till you get a smooth thick batter.

Meanwhile preheat the oven to approx 180C. Grease the cke tin with butter or oil and pour in the cake batter. bake the cake for 20-30 mins till you get a tooth pick clean when inserted into the middle of the cake. Aloow the cake to cool completely.

Preparing the Frosting:

Melt the butter in a microwave or through double boiler (Keep a pan on top of another pan filled with water). Then add in the cooking chocolate and melt. Keep aside the mixture to cool down till you get a thick texture. Take saptula and spread the choclate texture over the cake.

yuummmmmmmmmm... I didnt have any cream with me to decorate so with my little kiddo i decorated the cake with m&m's :).... how better can it get!

I m sending this recipe over for the event Food palette series finale rainbow colours hosted by

Neetz ;)

cake recipe courtesy : ( with small changes from my side)


Kalpana Sareesh said...

wow too good n yummy

Tina said...

yummy yummy cake dear..looks beautiful..

Roshu said...

Superb yaar""!!!!!congratzzz dear

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow yummy bake,cake luks very tempting...

Radhika said...

Nice one. Lovely way to decorate with gems. I'm sure my children would love it. Thanks for stopping by my space and happy to follow you Neetz..

Priya said...

Looks extremely irresistible..

jeyashrisuresh said...

delicious and simple one.Just include eggless in the heading:-)

Suja said...

Chocolaty and tempting..yum yum cake

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking cake and decoration on it Neetz hope you can join the event food palette series rainbow colours on my site
regards Akheela

Nitha said...

delicious cake... loved the gems topping..

Reva said...

Cake looks super soft and delicious.. Joy of baking is very enjoyable ... enjoy..:)
First time here and loved browsing through your recipes..
Glad to follow u for more recipe updates..
Best wishes..

sonu said...

the cake looks awesome...soo delicious and beautiful..

Torviewtoronto said...

thank you so much for linking this fabulous colourful cake

notyet100 said...

Cake looks gorgeous,first time at ur space,..:)


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