Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe


Posted on February 8th, 2012

With valentine’s day around the corner, I have already started surprising DH with sweet treats :mrgreen: He is a chocolate lover! He would devour any dessert with chocolate in it. I do like chocolates but my sweet tooth cravings are not limited to chocolates alone :P

I got this recipe from the very famous “joyofbaking.com”. I have followed her recipe with just small change. Also, the author uses 8 inch square pan. I didn’t have a square pan. Instead I used 6 inch round baking pan. I had a little extra batter (since 8″ square pan would have more volume than 6″ round pan) which I poured in muffin tray. It yielded 3 small muffins.

Eggless Chocolate cake

Eggless Chocolate cake

Recipe Source: Joyofbaking.com
Time Taken:
Preparation: 10 min
Baking: 35 min

Ingredients:

For Chocolate Cake
All purpose flour: 1.5 cups
Granulated sugar: 1 cup
Butter: 1/3 cup (5.333 tbsps, melted & at room temp)
Unsweetened cocoa powder: 1/4 cup (sifted)
Pure vanilla extract: 1 tsp
Baking powder: 1 tsp
Salt: 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
Warm water: 1 cup

For Chocolate Frosting
This measurement is for 6″ round pan. In case you use 8″ square pan, just triple the measurements below.
Butter: 1/2 tbsp
Semi sweet chocolate: 3 oz
Heavy cream: 1/4 cup

Eggless chocolate cake recipe

Eggless chocolate cake recipe

Preparation Method:
Chocolate Cake Recipe

  • Pre heat oven to 350F.
  • In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, cocoa powder and sugar.
  • Add butter, water, lemon juice and vanilla extract.
  • Mix the ingredients until well blended.
  • Pour the batter in un-greased baking pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and allow cake to cool.

Chocolate Frosting Recipe

  • Place chopped chocolate in a bowl and add warm cream + butter.
  • Stir well until chocolate dissolves completely.
  • Allow the mixture to stand for about 1 hr, the ganache would slowly thicken.
  • Pour the chocolate ganache over cooled cake.
  • Allow the mixture to settle over the cake for few minutes.
  • Slice and top it with chocolate sprinkles (I had used m&ms for decoration)
  • Enjoy the chocolate cake with ice cream.

Note: After allowing the chocolate ganache to thicken, I slightly whipped the cream to get soft creamy texture. This is just my personal preference.

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2 Responses to “Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe”

  1. sgururajan Says:

    very nice. ROMBHA ARUMAI. ELEMAIYANA MURAI.

    Reply

  2. Sriji Says:

    Mmmmmmmm, looks very perfect, not a big fan of chocolate cake but this one makes me tempting.

    Reply

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