Chocolate Cake | How to make Chocolate Cake

By Tanupriya Gupta  |  1st Feb 2016  |  
4.8 from 13 reviews Rate It!
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Chocolate Cakeby Tanupriya Gupta
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About Chocolate Cake Recipe

It is a moist chocolate cake and its so easy allow it to cool and it can be frosted too.

Chocolate Cake is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Chocolate Cake in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Chocolate Cake by Tanupriya Gupta has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Chocolate Cake at home without any difficulty. Chocolate Cake is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Chocolate Cake would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Chocolate Cake this weekend. Share your Chocolate Cake cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Tanupriya Gupta for inputs. In case you have any queries for Chocolate Cake you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Tanupriya Gupta. You can also rate the Chocolate Cake and give feedback.

Chocolate Cake

Ingredients to make Chocolate Cake

  • all purpose flour 1 cup
  • Castor sugar 3/4 cup (1 cup if you like it too sweet)
  • Unsweetened Cocoa powder 1/2 cup
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • baking soda 1 tsp
  • Coffee powder 1 tsp (optional)
  • Wet Ingredients:
  • Odourless oil 1/2 cup
  • Hot water 1/2 cup
  • Cold milk 1/2 cup
  • 1 egg whisked separately for 1 minute
  • Vanilla essence 1 tbsp

How to make Chocolate Cake

  1. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade for 8-10 minutes. Prepare a baking tin by lining it with a parchment paper. Grease the surface.
  2. In a bowl take all the dry ingredients and mix it with a dry whisk and keep it aside.
  3. In another bowl add the hot water, oil and whisk it till the mixture looks like an emulsion. Add milk, vanilla essence and whisk again till well combined. Keep it aside for a few minutes for it to cool down.
  4. Whisk one egg for one minute separately and then add it to the cooled wet mixture.
  5. Mix all the wet ingredients and then gradually add it to the dry mixture.
  6. Once completely mixed pour the batter into the baking tin and give it a gentle tap to push out the air bubbles. The batter would be runny but that is what makes the cake moist.
  7. Check in 25 minutes. If a tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean the cake is ready.

My Tip:

Let the water, oil and milk mixture cool down a bit before you add the egg or the egg will get cooked.

Reviews for Chocolate Cake (13)

Hilda Cotaa year ago


surabhi singha year ago


Pragya Barata year ago


Swatilekha Chakrabortya year ago

Thank you so much.. could you please share other cake recipes without coco or chocolate flavor?? my mom-in law doesn't lyk chocolate flavor

shivani chodankar2 years ago

can we make it in pressure cooker

Anita Chaurasia2 years ago

Thanks Tanu, I'll try it. :)

Veena Kalia2 years ago

very nice cake

Aman Minhas2 years ago


Bhagyashri Chowdhury2 years ago

Oh.. I'm so going to try this out!!

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago


Pallavi Aggarwal2 years ago


Neelam Barot2 years ago

can I skip an egg

vidya pradeep2 years ago


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