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My Baby's Favourite Choco Love

Sandhya Ahluwalia
90 minutes
Prep Time
59 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT My Baby's Favourite Choco Love RECIPE

Wishes wrapped in rich chocolate

Recipe Tags

  • Medium
  • Whisking
  • Blending
  • Baking
  • Boiling
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 1 cup unsifted unsweetened cocoa
  2. 2 cups boiling water
  3. 2 3/4 cups sifted all purpose flour
  4. 2 tsp baking soda
  5. 1/2 tsp salt
  6. 1/2 tsp baking powder
  7. 2.5 cups sugar
  8. 1 cup softened butter
  9. 4 eggs
  10. 1.5 tsp Vanilla essence
  11. Rich Chocolate Frosting.....
  12. 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  13. 3/4 cup icing sugar
  14. 1/4 cup of butter
  15. Decorators Icing -
  16. 1 egg white
  17. 1.5 -2 cups icing sugar
  18. A drop of lemon juice
  19. Edible colours
  20. Zero number brush


  1. In a bowl combine cocoa powder with boiling water and whisk it so that no lumps are formed and it is smooth. Cool completely.
  2. Sift flour with soda, salt n baking powder.
  3. In a bowl mix eggs,butter, and vanilla . Keep altering the speed of the mixer for proper aeration in cut n fold method.
  4. Once this is done start folding in the flour mixture. Can be done at once also. Make sure that it is not overbeaten.
  5. Prepare the pan by dusting with flour. Now pour in the mixture.
  6. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees centigrade. Keep the cake batter for baking.
  7. Prepare the chocolate frosting- heat 1/4 cup butter and add in the sifted cocoa powder and icing sugar. Switch off the gas off once it mixes. Spread on the cake as a base coat. Gives a beautiful rich flavour n colour.
  8. Wait for it to dry completely. Then do the icing.
  9. Prepare the decorators icing.. one egg white and add 1.5 cups of icing sugar and a drop of lemon juice. Keep beating till it peaks up. Then spread on the frosting.
  10. Use edible colours n a zero number brush and the canvas is all yours....
  11. I have painted all cartoon characters which son loved to make his birthday more enjoyable...

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Andrea Srivastava
Andrea Srivastava   Dec-30-2016

Perfect chocolate cake!

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