Eggless Chocolate cake for chocolate lovers

Chocolate cakes have been my favorite since childhood days. Whenever my mumma used to ask me, “Kanika which cake”, prompt was my reply “Chocolate cake please mumma”. Haha 🙂 those were the days, and still its the same with me. I love anything with chocolate flavor – cake, ice cream, cookies etc etc. The eggless cake recipe is very simple and easy to follow with just the right ingredients. Enjoy Baking!

Eggless Chocolate Cup Cake
Eggless Chocolate Cup Cake
Eggless Chocolate Cup Cake
Eggless Chocolate Cup Cake
Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour (cake flour/maida)- 3/4 cup
  • Cocoa powder – 1/4 cup
  • Sugar- 1/2 to 3/4 cup (depends upon taste buds)
  • Baking powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda- 1/4 tsp
  • Curd- 2-3 tbsp
  • Cooking oil- 1/4 cup
  • Chocolate (about 4-5 pieces)(optional to add, in case you are a chocolate lover)
  • Vanilla essence- 1tsp
  • salted butter (at room temperature) – small cube
  • Milk 2tbsp ( approx, added to have a flowing consistency)

Method for Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven @ 180 C, 10 minutes before baking.
  2. Sift together maida, cocoa powder, baking powder & soda bicarbonate. This step is generally recommended for getting a fluffy cake.
  3. Beat oil, softened butter, sugar, milk, yogurt, chocolate (optional) and vanilla essence till light & fluffy.
  4. Fold in the sifted flour.
  5. Line a muffin/cupcake tray with liners. Divide the batter evenly among the prepared cupcake cups.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 mins or until the toothpick/fork inserted comes out clean.
  7. Optionally you can add roasted almond and raisins on the top after pouring the cake batter to make the cupcakes look attractive and taste delicious.
  8.  You can bake it as a cake also. For the above mentioned qty, you can use a 6 inch round cake tin.
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