Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe

Total Time:

1 hour 30 minutes(Cooking)

Servings:

8

Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe


Ingredients

1 cupall purpose flour
1/2 tspbaking powder
1 tspbaking soda
6 tbspunsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cupgranulated sugar
1/2 cupvegetable oil
1/4 cuphot coffee
1/4 cupmilk, at room temperature
1/4 cupyogurt, beaten
1 tspvanilla essence
ICING:
100gunsalted butter
1/3 cupcocoa powder
2-2.5 cupsicing sugar
1 tspvanilla essence
2-3 tbsphot water (or hot milk)

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C, 10 mins before baking. Lightly grease the cake tin and line with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl sift together the all purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder and sugar. Make a well.
  3. Add all the wet ingredients one by one.
  4. With an electric mixer, beat the mixture on low speed for 2-3 minutes until the dry and wet ingredients are well combined. Do not over beat it.
  5. Pour the batter in the prepared pan. Tap the pan a couple of times so the batter is spread evenly and there are no air bubbles.
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes. check the cake with tooth pick. Toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake should come clean when the cake is ready.
  7. Once out of the oven, transfer the pan to a wiring rack to cool. After about an hour remove the cake from the pan and let the cake cool completely before icing.

For icing:

  1. Combine the softened butter and cocoa powder with a hand whisk or a wooden spoon.
  2. Add a little of hot water and mix well. Add 1 cup of icing sugar and vanilla essence. Mix well.
  3. Add a tbsp of hot water, if required, mix and add one more cup of icing sugar. Combine well.
  4. Do a taste test and add more sugar if required. Also, add more hot water to suit your required consistency.

NB:

  • Coffee: 1 tsp coffee + 1/4 cup hot water
  • Recipe makes 7 or 8" square cake pan or 6" cake with 6 mini cupcakes

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