There is no one in the entire world who does not love the taste of chocolate. The taste of the chocolate can’t be compared with anything. No matter whether it is the time of happy moments or sad moment, a chocolate cake is always the best companion. A chocolate cake is able to improve your mood when you feel depression or stress. If you are the one who loves the taste of chocolates, then here is a simplest homemade recipe for you. Now get ready, put on your chef cap on your head, wear your kitchen apron and enter your kitchen to prepare a delicious and scrumptious cake.
Recipe for delicious homemade chocolate cake
Ingredients used for a homemade chocolate cake recipe
• Baking powder – 1 and a ½ tablespoon
• Baking soda –1 and a 1/2 tablespoon
• All-purpose flour– 1 and 3/4 cup
• Eggs – 2 or 3 (based on size)
• Cocoa powder –¾ cup
• Vanilla extract – 2 tablespoon
• Buttermilk –1 cup
• Vegetable oil – ½ cup
• Sugar – 2 cups
• Hot water – 1 cup
Ingredients for frosting
• Powdered sugar –3 cups
• Vanilla extract –1 tablespoon
• Baking cocoa – 2/3rdcup
• Whole milk – 1/3rd cup
Recipe to prepare chocolate cake
The process of baking
Step no. 1: Take two cake baking pans of 9 inches. Use oil to grease these pans.
Step no. 2: Take a bowl, mix ingredients such as cocoa powder, salt, baking powder, flour, sugar. Mix all the ingredients in the bowl. Note that you have to stir all the ingredients together.
Step no. 3: Put eggs into the dry mixture and mix it well.
Step no. 4: Then add buttermilk, oil and vanilla extract. Mix all the ingredients for 2 to 3 minutes. Beat it well to get a smooth mixture. Remember that there should not be lumps into the mixture.
Step no. 5: Now add this batter into the hot water to get a smooth and thin batter. Note that the mixture should not contain any lumps in it.
Step no. 6: After the completion of the batter, transfer this batter into the pans. Bake the batter for 30 to 40 minutes.
Step no. 7: Use a knife to check whether it is prepared or not. Put the knife into the cake, if it comes out clean then the cake is ready else bake it again for 2 to 3 minutes.
Step no. 8: Let it cool for two to three hours and then refrigerate the same.
Process for frosting
Step no. 1: Take a medium size Bowl. Mix cocoa powder and butter in the bowl.
Step no. 2: Mix it for 2 to 3 minutes so that no lumps stays behind in the batter.
Step no. 3: Add milk, powdered sugar and Vanilla extract in the batter. State the mixture well so that you will get a smooth mixture.
Step no. 4: Refrigerate it for 3 to 3.5 hours to get it to prepare for frosting.
It is the time to assemble the cake and decorate it. Be creative while decorating your cake. Then serve it and enjoy with your family and friends