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Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake Recipe

Dive into the joy of savouring homemade Chocolate Cake—a timeless favourite known for its rich, moist texture and delightful chocolate flavour. You can whip up this culinary wonder with our simple Chocolate Cake recipe and easily available ingredients: Nestlé MILKMAID, milk, butter, powdered sugar, eggs, maida, cocoa powder, baking powder, and vanilla essence. Enjoy the deliciousness of every bite!

Delight in our Chocolate Cake recipe—an easy, step-by-step process for a delicious treat. Made with Nestlé MILKMAID as the main ingredient, this cake offers a delicious experience. Each bite unveils a soft, crumbly exterior giving way to a smooth, melt-in-your-mouth interior. It's pure bliss in every mouthful!

As you indulge, the moist and velvety texture of the cake dissolves on your palate, releasing an intoxicating chocolate aroma that sets the stage for a rich and decadent cocoa flavour. Nestlé MILKMAID adds a subtle sweetness and right lusciousness, elevating the cake’s taste and texture to an absolute gastronomic delight (a feat not easily achieved without MILKMAID).

The process of preparing this cake at home is not just a culinary endeavour; it's a captivating experience. Witness the alchemy of simple ingredients coming together to form a batter that promises pure chocolate heaven - the best Chocolate Cake.

For those who aren't chocolate enthusiasts, we offer delightful alternatives like Banana Cake, Lemon Cheesecake, Pineapple Cheesecake, or Milk Cake. Our recipes are straightforward and super easy for you to prepare!

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  • 1/4 tinNestlé MILKMAID
  • 1/4 cup Nestlé a+ Toned Milk
  • 150 gButter
  • 150 gPowdered Sugar
  • 3Eggs
  • 125 gMaida ( Flour)
  • 3-4 tbsp (25 g)Cocoa Powder
  • 1.5 tspBaking Powder
  • 1 tspVanilla Essence
  • 4 tbspCocoa Powder
  • 50 gButter

How to make Chocolate Cake

  • Step 1:  Preheat the oven to 180° C. Lightly grease an 8-inch diameter baking tin and dust with flour.
  • Step 2:  Sieve together maida, cocoa powder, and baking powder. Keep aside.
  • Step 3:  Soften butter in a bowl, add powdered sugar, and beat well to a creamy consistency. Add Vanilla essence and mix. Slowly beat in the eggs one by one, then fold in the sieved maida mixture and mix well. Add milk and mix to get a dropping consistency.
  • Step 4:  Pour the batter into the prepared baking tin and bake in the preheated oven for 40 -45 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  • Step 5:  Remove from oven, and cool for a while. Turn out over a wire rack or plate.
  • Step 6For Fudge Icing: Mix Nestlé MILKMAID, cocoa powder, and butter and beat well. Microwave for 20 seconds and mix well.
  • Step 7:  Spread over the cooled cake and leave to set. Slice and serve.

Tips to Make Chocolate Cake

  • Do not overbeat your batter as it will result in a tough cake.
  • Grease and flour the cake pan to prevent sticking or breaking when removing the cake.
  • Preheat the oven for proper cake rising.
  • Tap the pan to release air bubbles in the batter before baking.
  • To avoid overcooking, check your cake after 25 minutes of baking.
  • Ensure the cake is completely cool before frosting it, or you'll end up with a melted frosting.

FAQs on Chocolate Cake

1. Is it necessary to refrigerate my Chocolate Cake?

Most cakes can be stored at room temperature for two days. When in doubt, always refrigerate. They last longer, especially if the weather is too humid or your kitchen gets too hot.

2. When frosting a Chocolate Cake, how do you avoid it from crumbling?

Before frosting the Chocolate Cake, make sure it has totally cooled. Freezing the cake layers before frosting is a great approach to avoid crumbling. Crumb coating, or frosting the Chocolate Cake in a thin layer, captures crumbs and keeps it moist.

3. Why is my Chocolate Cake so dry?

If you find that your Chocolate Cake is dry, you can check for the following:

  • Are you sure you used the exact ingredients mentioned in the above Chocolate Cake recipe and that you measured them properly?
  • Is the temperature in your oven set properly?
  • IIs the cake underbaked?

In such instances, a simple syrup can add moisture to the cake and help compensate for its dryness. Just boil equal parts of sugar and water, then allow the syrup to cool before gently brushing it onto the cake layers.

4. Can I use this easy Chocolate Cake recipe to make cupcakes instead of a cake?

Certainly! This Chocolate Cake recipe can be adapted to make delicious Chocolate Cupcakes. Simply pour the batter into lined cupcake pans and adjust the baking time accordingly. Start checking for doneness after 15-20 minutes, as cupcakes usually bake faster than a full-sized cake.

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