Chocolate Cake: Show Your Love


A chocolate cake is delightfully the most decadent dessert we all love to taste sometime or the other. Just imagine the effect of a soft, rich, moist chocolate cake on your taste buds! Moreover, the effect is surely going to be mesmerizing. That is why a chocolate cake is simply the most popular choice for desserts in every corner of the world. Moreover, this is the reason why even the Internet is swarming with so many chocolate cake recipes revealing all kinds of tips and tricks to prepare the same.

Are you aware that a chocolate cake is either prepared using chocolates or cocoa? If you do, it implies that either you are an ardent chocolate cake lover or a really good baker. Thus, if after reading so much about chocolate cakes, you are now in a mood to bake one, let us present to you a simple yet effective recipe for baking a homemade scrumptious chocolate cake.

An Amazingly Tasty Chocolate Cake

Give a surprise to your loved ones today when you bake and present to them an amazingly refreshing and tasty chocolate cake. Moreover, this chocolate cake is easy to prepare and is sure to leave an everlasting impression even long after you have tasted it! In addition, the preparation time for the cake is 40 minutes while the cooking time is 30 minutes.

Chocolate Cake: Scrumptious Way To Show Your Love
Chocolate Cake: Scrumptious Way To Show Your Love

Ingredients Required:

Chocolate Cake:

  • 2 cups of plain flour;
  • 1 teaspoon of salt;
  • 2 eggs (large);
  • 2 cups of sugar;
  • 1 and half teaspoon of vanilla;
  • A cup of hot water;
  • Vegetable oil (1 cup);
  • 3/4th cup of unsweetened cocoa powder;
  • 2 teaspoon of baking soda;
  • 1 cup of buttermilk;

Chocolate Frosting:

  • 2 teaspoon of vanilla extract;
  • 9 cups of powdered sugar;
  • 1 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder;
  • 4 to 5 teaspoon of water or milk;
  • 11/4th cups of shortening;
  • 11/4th cups of butter;

Chocolate Ganache:

  • Sprinkles;
  • Half cup of whipped cream (heavy);
  • 6 oz of semi sweet chocolate chips

Preparation Method

Chocolate Cake: Scrumptious Way To Show Your Love
Chocolate Cake: Scrumptious Way To Show Your Love
  • Get 3 cake pans of 8 inches ready by placing parchment paper circles at their bottom. Next, grease the sides of the pans and preheat your oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Combine the dry ingredients while whisking them together. Then add the vegetable oil, buttermilk, and eggs to the mixture of dry ingredients and combine well.
  • Now add vanilla to boiling water and then add this water to your mixture. Divide this prepared batter into 3 pans evenly and then bake them for 30-33 minutes. You can even use the toothpick test to check whether the cake has been prepared or not. If the toothpick comes out clean, the chocolate cake has been baked, if not, you need to bake more.
  • After removing the cakes, allow them to cool down completely. Now prepare your frosting till the chocolate cake cools down. For this, beat butter and shortening together till it is a smooth mixture.
  • Add 4 cups of sugar to this batter until it becomes smooth. Next add vanilla, water or milk, and another 5 cups of powdered sugar to the frosting. You need to add cocoa now and then remaining water or milk until there is right consistency in your frosting.
  • Place your cooled first cake and spread this prepared frosting on top of it. Add that second cake to it and repeat the step of adding frosting to this second cake as well. Place the third cake on the top and then place the frosting on the outside layer of the cake.
  • Prepare your chocolate ganache by heating the whipped cream until it boils and then pouring it over your chocolate chips placed in a bowl. Allow it to settle down for 2 to 3 minutes and then whisk them together. Then, drizzle this prepared chocolate ganache on the top of your cake and add sprinkles to it to give it a final decorative look.

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