basic chocolate cake recipe

Chocolate cake recipe for beginners

…I am posting easiest recipe of basic chocolate cake for beginners..measurements are given in cups for your convenience…

Ingredients and method

Eggs 3

Dry ingredients
Coco powder 1/4 cup
Baking powder 1 tsp
Flour 1 cup plus 1/4 cup
Sift all dry ingredients.Now take a bowl and put sifted dry ingredients and keep aside.

Wet ingredients

White butter 3/4 cup (at room temperature)

Castor sugar or grinded sugar 3/4 cup

Beat sugar and butter till creamy

Mix 1 drop vanilla essence or 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder.

Now Add 1 egg in this creamy mixture and some dry mixture.beat well.then put 2nd egg and some dry mixture .beat well.then put 3rd egg and some dry mixture.beat well.

Take a 7 inch pan of heart shape .line up with butter paper.grease and flour the pan.pour the mixture and bake in preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes at 180 degree centigrade.keep in middle rack of oven.after 35 minutes check with a tooth pick inserted in centre.if it comes out clean ..your cake is ready.

Take out the cake from oven and cover the pan with towel till it becomes take out the cake sponge  from pan and cut from centre.spray with some sugar syrup and apply butter icing.

Butter icing

White butter 1/2 cup

Icing sugar 1 cup

Coco powder 2 tbsp

Hershey’s Chocolate sauce 2 tbsp (optional)

Beat well.apply on cake and keep the cake in refrigerator…

Chocolate glaze

Icing sugar 1 cup
Coco powder 2 tbsp

Water 1 tsp

Butter 1tsp

Hershey’s Chocolate sauce 2 tbsp (optional)
In a sauce pan mix all above ingredients on low flame for 2 minutes.mix well.apply hot on cake and keep the cake in refrigerator…
Decorate the cake with decorative store bought flowers…


12 Comments Add yours

  1. Looks delicious! I usually make my chocolate cake extra chocolatey by boiling together water and cocoa before adding to the batter.

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    1. afreenzia says:

      That’s great..That would be more chocolaty..


  2. The chocolate cake looks delicious. I love cakes and now I want to get inside my screen to take a bite from your photos. YUMMMM

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  3. usranaeem says:

    Wow it looks so yummy & the decoration I just want this right now.🎂😍
    I am going to make it tomorrow because this is the recipe I’ve never tried before.
    I hope it will be as good as it looks.
    Thanks for sharing.💜
    -Team Ayeina.

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  4. This reminds me so much of the cake from Matilda; it sounds so delicious and rich! I never knew how easy it would be to make a cake from scratch.. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Shahira says:

    I have made this. It is truly the easiest cake to make!


  6. Amina says:

    This looks rich. I love the chocolate and butter icing. Insha Allah will give it a try soon since it’s such a super easy recipe.

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  7. Umme Hafsa says:

    This looks soo yummy and delicious. Jazakillah for sharing your recipe x

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  8. breharne says:

    JazakAllah kheir for sharing sister! I will be baking that ready for Eid tomorrow!


  9. maryamkabir says:

    I always have a chocolate cake ready for any occasion 🙂 thanks for sharing your recipe sis


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