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Chocolate Cake with the Best Chocolate Frosting Ever

You all know that I love chocolate...This cake is the proof of how much I love chocolate,This one is completely chocolaty..The frosting I made is one of the best frosting ever.It is rich and creamy and yummy..The cake itself is a very moist cake,because of the amount of liquid that goes into this..The batter of the cake should be watery,that what makes the cake very moist

Ingredients

  • flour-1 ¾ cup

  • sugar-2 cup

  • cocoa-3/4 cup

  • baking powder-1 ½ tsp

  • baking soda-1 ½ tsp

  • salt- ½ tsp

  • eggs-2

  • milk-1 cup

  • oil-3/4 cup

  • vanilla essence-2 tsp

  • boiling water-1 cup

  • for frosting:

  • unsalted butter-2 cup

  • chocolate-100 gms

  • cocoa-1/2 cup

  • icing sugar-1 cup

  • boiling water- ½ cup

  • vanilla essence-1 tsp

Method

  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 180° C(350 F)...

  • 2.

    In a mixing bowl sift in flour,sugar,cocoa,baking powder,baking soda,salt together.

  • 3.

    In a separate bowl mix eggs,milk,oil together.

  • 4.

    Pour wet ingrediants in the dry one and mix well.Add in vanilla essence...Pour in boiling water and mix well.

  • 5.

    Divide this mixture in two prepared tins(Tins that are buttered on the bottom as well as sides and floured on all sides) and bake in the oven for 30-35 min or until the cakes are cooked.To check insert a skewer in the cake,the skewer should come out clean.

  • 6.

    After the cake has been cooled,remove onto a wire rack and let it cool completely..

  • 7.

    For Frosting:

  • 8.

    Melt chocolate in a double boiler until completely melted.

  • 9.

    Add hot water into cocoa and mix that well.let both the chocolate and the cocoa mixture cool completely...

  • 10.

    In a mixing bowl beat together butter and icing sugar till creamy..Add in vanilla essence and beat well..

  • 11.

    Now add in the cooled chocolate and cocoa mixture to the butter mixture and beat well...This icing will be glossy and very chocolaty..

  • 12.

    Now take the cooled cake and add a good amount of icing in the middle and cover it with other cake...Add some more icing on the top and cover the entire cake with this icing.

  • 13.

    If you wish you could decorate the cake with chocolate shards or sprinkles..Slice and serve..

Notes

For step by step pictures check this:

http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/2011/05/chocolate-cake-with-best-chocolate.html

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Posted by Charlie15Report
What is your chocolate cake recipe?
Sure looks moist and gooey.
Posted by Charlie15Report
Just re-read and see everything thing there I need to make this.

Must have been some tired when I read it the first time