Chocolate cake with chocolate sauce

The all time classic. You can never go wrong.

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Makes a 6 inch cake

Ingredients

To sieve

  • 1 ½ cups white flour (maida)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • A pinch of salt

To melt together

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped chocolate

To mix

  • 9 tbsp powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 ½ tbsp oil

To add later

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For greasing the baking pan

  • Butter and white flour

To top with

  • Chocolate sauce

Method

  1. Grease an line an 6 inch pan with butter and flour.
  2. Sieve the maida, baking powder, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a microwave melt the butter and chocolate together, add to the cake mixture
  4. Mix the milk, oil and sugar together, add to the cake mixture.
  5. Add the vanilla essence and mix well.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius and 360 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or till well done.

To serve

  1. Allow the cake to cool on the rack
  2. Cover with chocolate sauce.
  3. Refrigerate and serve.

Chocolate sauce:

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup cream
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence

Method for the chocolate sauce

  1. In a non stick vessel, melt the butter, add the milk, cream, cocoa powder, powdered sugar, vanilla essence and stir to make a chocolate sauce.
  2. Allow the chocolate sauce to cool a bit before applying on the cake.

Review and Rating

*

code