Chocolate Butter Cake And My First Stencil Attempt


Ingredients
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter,room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Pour the boiling water over chocolate cocoa powder mixture and set aside to
melt completely. In another bowl sift the flour ,baking soda,baking powder and salt , set aside. Now cream the butter. Gradually add the sugar and continue beating until the mixture is fluffy. Add the eggs,one at a time mixing well after each addition. Add the vanilla extract and chocolate cocoa mixture and beat to combine. Now add the flour mixture and beat until all the ingredients are incorporated. Pour the batter into prepared pan and bake for about 35 minutes until a tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean.

48 Comments:

Pooja said...

Wow the cake looks delicious :) Loved the frosting too and decoration..looks very professional :)

Happy cook said...

Wow delicous and beautiful, love the decoration on top, are did you use a stencil for the decoration.
It really looks sp sp pretty.

Vrinda said...

Thanks for the quick comments guys...yes i tried stencil for the first time...

kittymatti said...

sooo beautiful, the design is beautiful, neat work dear
The cake also looks so fresh, soft and yummy! Excellent pic!

Ann said...

Beautifully decorated cake! looks yummy :)

Gita's Kitchen said...

Wow, its such a lovely cake, decoration looks professional, great job :)

Dhanya said...

The stencil effect came out very nice. Cake looks so moist and yummy.

Renuka said...

Wow...you are an artist...cake looks delicious..

ARUNA said...

wonderful stencil effect and nice frosting!

Charlotte said...

That looks beautiful.

Pooja said...

Looks pretty and nice frosting..Great post vrinda..

Ozge said...

You're an artist, this visually feeds me well to begin with... Great job Vrinda!

Parita said...

Beautifully done..looks gorgeous, which frosting have you used? looks very yummy...did you make the stencil yourself or store bought?

TBC said...

What a fantastic looking cake, Vrinda! :D

Vishali said...

wow thats a nice chocolate cake and love the cookies too....

thank u dropping by my blog. hope to see u around.

Malar Gandhi said...

That looks so delicious.

Vicky Xavier. said...

very creative cake . So cute a design.

Trupti said...

cake looks delicious Vrinda ..lovely stencil decoration

Happy Mother's Day !!

sree said...

You are pretty successful in your first attempt ...cake is looking awesome...gr8 job .:)

Rachel said...

Love the stencilled frosting....

SAILAJA said...

nice decoration

Madhumathi said...

Its a b'fully decorated cake,Vrinda :)

Kalai said...

Vrinda,cake looks awesome.Very nice stencil decoration and thx for visiting my blog.

VIDYA VENKY said...

thatz wonderful vrindha....wooowwww gr8 work

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow.. what a nice blog i have landed up at. wonderful pretty cake.

Priti said...

That's looks fab..nice work dear

Premyscakes said...

wonderful looking cake vrinda. the pattern has come out very attractive!!

Akal's Saappadu said...

that one will be a hit at home; lovely decoration, keep it up dear :)

Pavithra said...

Wow the stencil work is looking so gr8 and professional .. SO perfect and looking so gorgeous.

Magesh said...

back ground mattanam

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow the cake looks awesome nicely stenciled...

5 Star Foodie said...

The decorations on the top are amazing! Delicious cake!

Priya said...

wow!!!looks perfect!

Varsha Vipins said...

..n I dont even know what stencil is..:D..all I can say is the cake looks amazingly gorgeous n I'd be the happiest soul if I get a slice to munch on.:D

curiousdomestic said...

That stencil effect is really pretty! I like the flowers on the side, too. Really nice cake!

anudivya said...

That is a B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L cake! The stencil work is pretty awesome. Are those little white flowers made from gum paste?

Smitha said...

I'm new here. I love baking and so I'm gonna happily follow ur blog. Nice stuff.have to come back when I have a lot of time and read each and evry post of urs.

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

im new here...dis cake s yummyyyyyyy, delicious and superb..i havn seen a beautiful cake dan dis....superb superb superb..i do baking..bt icing i cant do in a better way..frm 2day i wl go through ur posts n wl learn 4 dat.. :)

Vrinda said...

Big thanx to all..i am so happy with this post becoz this was among Monday's top 9 in foodbuzz.
Anuvidya: The flowers r made of gumpaste.
Varsha: njanum ithokke kelkan thudangeette kurache aayullu...he he

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Great job - speechless...

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phanitha said...

beautiful

women-wisdom.com said...

Great cake. Looks so delicious and exhibits your excellent artistic work

Namratha said...

Nicely done!

RV said...

You have a nice blog.. I like each and every cake you have presented here.. especially this one.. It doesn't look like first attempt at all.

Anncoo said...

WOW! I like this design, so pretty.

Devi Meyyappan said...

Its just Perfect!!... you have a wonderful blog! the design is sooo nice!!

Suma Rowjee said...

Great blog!! The stencil work very pretty!! Hope to learn from you!!

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