Thursday, April 19, 2012

choco fudgy cake

SUPER DUPER   Chocolate cake


3 cups             All purpose flour
1-cup            Cocoa
2 tsp            Baking soda
Pinch             Salt
1 cup            Oil
1 1/2 cups            Castor Sugar
2no            Eggs
2 tsp            Vanilla
1 cup            Yoghurt
1-cup            Boiling hot water


1.     Prepare 2 8” cake pans.
2.     Pre heat the oven to 170 degrees C.
3.     Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and the salt. Keep aside
4.     Beat together the oil and sugar till light.
5.     Beat the eggs lightly with the vanilla. Add into the oil mixture a little at a time.
6.     Add in the flour, alternatively with the yoghurt and water
7.     Pour into 2 sandwich pans, alternatively you can use a 3” high 8” pan.
8.     Bake for around 25-30 minutes, till a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.
9.     Cool on a wire rack, before icing.
10.  Fill and cover one half with the butter cream, put them together.chill well, cover with Ganache as demonstrated. ice with buttercream
11.  Ganache should be slightly warmer than under your lip before you pour it on the cake.

2.    Chocolate fudge frosting


120 gm                  Melted plain chocolate
150 gm                  Unsalted butter
160 gm                  Icing sugar
30 gm                  Cocoa powder
1 ½ tsp                  Vanilla essence


1.     For the icing- cream the butter,the cocoa and the icing sugar.
2.     Add in the cooled chocolate.

250 ml             Cream
400 gm            Chocolate
50                  Butter

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