Chocolate cake is one of the favorite desserts for everyone, whether small or large, and can be served on all happy occasions such as parties and birthdays.
In this topic, we will learn how to make a chocolate cake and decorate it in a wonderful way, as it does not require experience or assistance, and in case the required quantities and working method are met, the result will certainly be wonderful. .
How to Make a Chocolate Cake |
- Dry ingredients: flour, cocoa, sugar, yeast, baking soda, salt.
- Liquid ingredients: eggs, milk, oil (vegetable oil, palm oil or any other oil).
- Ingredients for making chocolate cream: butter, icing sugar, cocoa, cream.
Note: Good quality cocoa should be used, so be sure to buy cocoa that has a very dark color.
The working method
We prepare two bowls: the first to mix the dry ingredients and the second to mix the liquid ingredients.
- In the first bowl, put a cup and three-quarters cup of flour, add a cup of sugar, then add three-quarters cup of cocoa, a teaspoon of baking powder, two tablespoons of baking soda and a spoonful of salt. Mix the above ingredients well.
- We take the second bowl and put two eggs in it, then add half a cup of oil and a cup of curdled milk. Then mix the ingredients well.
- Then we mix the dry and liquid ingredients in a bowl and mix well by hand or with a blender and continue mixing until the mixture becomes a thick paste.
- During the mixing process we slowly add a cup of liquid coffee to drink.
- Divide the resulting dough into two equal parts and place each section on a baking tray after brushing the two trays with butter to prevent the cake from sticking.
- We turn on the oven and wait a few minutes until its temperature rises, then we put the two trays in it for thirty minutes, and we never open the oven until the indicated period has passed.
- After the specified period has elapsed, remove the trays from the oven and allow them to cool.
- During the cooling period, we prepare the chocolate cream for decoration.
How to prepare chocolate cream
- Put one hundred and fifty grams of butter in the bowl of a blender and beat with a blender until semi-liquid.
- Add three cups of powdered sugar and three-quarters cup of cocoa and mix the ingredients with a blender.
- While mixing, gently add 1 cup cream and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
- After mixing, the chocolate cream is ready.
How to Decorate a Chocolate Cake |
- Once both trays have cooled, we remove the cake from the first tray, quietly and carefully, and put a quantity of chocolate cream in the middle and spread the cream until it completely covers the cake.
- We take the second cake out of the second tray and put it on top of the first cake and put a quantity of chocolate cream on top and spread it until it is completely covered.
- We use another amount of cream to cover the edges and sides of the cake.
- Sprinkle a few pieces of grated chocolate on the surface of the cake.
- So the homemade chocolate cake is ready to be served.
The second method
Here's how to make a chocolate cake for 12 people.
- 2 cups of flour for all use.
- 2 cups sugar.
- ¾ cup of sugar-free cocoa powder.
- 2 teaspoons baking powder.
- 1 teaspoon and a half of baking soda.
- 1 teaspoon salt.
- 1 teaspoon espresso powder.
- 1 cup milk, yogurt or coconut milk.
- ½ cup of canola oil or melted coconut oil.
- Two large eggs.
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract.
- 1 cup boiling water.
Before you start working
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare two cake pans, each 9 inches apart, and sprinkle some butter and flour on top.
How to prepare
Add flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and espresso in a large bowl or bowl. Mix these ingredients well with a blender, or with your hands, and stir.
Add the milk, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla to the flour mixture and mix on medium speed until well blended. After mixing the materials, reduce the mixing speed and add the boiling water to the cake mixture carefully and continue beating until the ingredients are well mixed.
Distribute the mixture evenly between the two trays. Then put them in the oven to bake for 30-35 minutes, after that time, you should try it with a fork where the fork should come out clean when the cake is ready.
Remove trays from oven and let cool for 10 minutes. Then take it out of the two trays and decorate it as you like and enjoy its wonderful flavor.
With that, we’ve just explained two ways to make a chocolate cake at home, and you just need to present it in the right way to loved ones.
How to Make a Chocolate Cake |