Rich Chocolate Cake- Repost

   
 Repost For Entry To The  'cakes n cookies' event in sara's corner







Ingredients
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Hershey's Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Boiling Folgers Coffee(use any instant coffee)
  • 1/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cups Flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking Soda


Directions

preheat oven to 350F. 
Mix together flour,baking soda and salt and keep aside.In 
a mixer beat together butter,sugar and cocoa.To this add 
boiling instant coffee,buttermilk,egg and vanilla and beat well.

Then add the dry ingredients and beat well.Scrape sides of 
bowl if needed while mixing.Pour the cake batter to the baking pan 
and place them into a preheated oven of 350 degrees for 30-35 
minutes until the tooth pick inserted comes out clean.

Butter cream cocoa icing recipe...

  • 1 cup solid white vegetable shortening

  • 1 tsp essence( vanilla or any other flavour)

  • 2 tbsp milk or water

  • 1 lb pure cane confectionery sugar(approx. 4 cups)

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder

  • 1 tbsp Wilton meringue powder

  • pinch of salt


Mix all the ingredients well


Recipe courtesy : myhomecooking.net


32 Comments:

kothiyavunu said...

Such a great picture, you're making me very hungry. This looks sooooo good, will defenitely try this one day!

Gulmohar said...

wow...very tempting cake, Vrinda..Is it ok if I don't add meringue powder for icing ?

Angie's Recipes said...

Vrinda, you should open a cake store...really, you are really good at making these cuties

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

What a mouth-water chocolate cake with excellent deco..just love it and wish to have a bite:)

Sarah Naveen said...

amme...!!!!
ee vrinda kutty enne kothipichu kothipichu kollunnee...
Adipoli dea...i m gonna stop telling you are a marvel in this ;) unless you send me some...
shhhoo....loved the presentation, it looks o chocolaty and yummy...oooh....i m drooling..

Gita said...

Nice picuture Vrinda...love the icing on the cake :)

Nandini said...

Ooh! What dark, creamy rich chocolate cake! It really looks nice and lovely! Superb decoration of swirlies!

5 Star Foodie said...

It's gorgeous!

my kitchen said...

Yummy cake,looks so nice

kitchen queen said...

Ymmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! the cake looks so professional and delicious with a beautiful design.You r a very talented baker.Just keep it up.

VENNILLA said...

Hi friend this is vennilla here.. ur doing a really good job.. can we exchange links..

Abhilash said...

I wont repeat my dialogues again and again about you. Sachin is always sachin even if you praise him or not.

The cake looks great.

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely cake vrinda..

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Vrinda and Mahesh
Awesome!! I am out off baking for many years but resisting the temptation to restart --let me see
Have a nice weekend

Latha said...

Yummy cake...taking us all into festive mood :).

Akal's Saappadu said...

that's an irresistible cacao delight, nicely decorated too!!

Shama Nagarajan said...

wow...beautiful awesome delight

Claudia said...

That is a work of art! Almost hate to eat it - but really want to. So delectable.

Gulmohar said...

Thanks dear, I got it :-)

Sara's Corner said...

Superb cake thanks a lot for participating the event. first time here. you have wonderful space following u.

Dolly said...

That is such a beauty !!!!. I would'nt have the heart to eat it , just keep looking at it and admire the cake. Love the design. Very Professional.

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Looks so beautiful.

Padhu said...

Wow! this looks lovely and tempting.Wonderful decoration .

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Great!love that frosting..adipoli Vrinda..

sowmya.s said...

looks fabulous..

pigpigscorner said...

It's beautiful! Love the decor.

Katy ~ said...

Beautifully decorated chocolate mocha cake! I'm going to copy this.

Barbara Bakes said...

I love the design on the cake. Gorgeous!

Pravs said...

beautiful !

Sandhya Hariharan said...

hi vrinda... thanks for sharing....
I would like to know.....a quick info...
when u r using an instant coffee to make upto half cup.. wot is the proportion of water and coffee powder?
Do let me know.. I m looking to make a similar cake sooon.. but wasnt sure abt the coffee proportion.

Anupama said...

The decoration on the cake itself is very good. And, who doesn't like coffee and that too a coffee cake :-)

Vrinda said...

Sandhya....it depends on how strong is ur coffee powder,so just add to the boiled water...

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