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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Eggless Chocolate cake with Buttercream Frosting (step wise pictures)

This is my first cake post with frosting!!!. As this is our 50th post I wanted to make something special. So here I am with a chocolate cake with rich chocolate buttercream frosting. See the layers and the cream, wow it tasted heavenly and vanished in no time. It is so easy to make, and it is a no failure cake. I have done with wheat flour you can make with maida - All Purpose Flour too ( just add 1 1/2 cups of maida instead of wheat and corn flour ) Now on to the chocolatey cake....

Eggless Chocolate Cake

Dry ingredients
Whole wheat flour - 1 cup (can use All Purpose flour too )
Corn flour - 1/2 cup
Cocoa powder - 1/4 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Baking Soda - 3/4 tsp
Salt - a pinch
Wet ingredients
Butter - 1/3 cup (melted or can use vegetable oil)
Warm water - 1 cup
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Preheat the oven for 180 C for 10 minutes.
Grease a circular pan ( 7 inch )
Sieve the wheat flour, corn flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt twice for even mixing. This is dry ingredients mix.
Powder the sugar. Add melted butter, warm water, lemon juice and vanilla essence to it. Mix well. This is your wet ingredients mix.
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Now make a well in dry ingredients mix and pour the wet ingredients batch by batch and mix it.
Now the batter is ready . Pour the batter in the cake pan and bake it until a toothpick inserted comes out clean ( about 20 to 25 minutes )
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Cool the cake for 5 minutes in the pan and then invert the cake and allow it to cool down to room temperature.
Sugar Syrup
Sugar - 1/4 cup
Water - 1/4 cup
Take water in a sauce pan and add sugar.
Let it boil until the sugar dissolves. Switch it off. Let it cool down. Now your sugar syrup is ready.
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For Chocolate Buttercream Frosting: 
Butter - 180 gms
Sugar - 360 gms (1 3/4 cup)
Cocoa Powder - 2 tsp

Powder the sugar. Mix everything and beat until smooth (just for 3-4 minutes) Chocolate Buttercream frosting is ready!!!!
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Cake Assembling
Place the cake in fridge for 1/2 an hour.
Slice the cake horizontally and place it separately.
For the bottom half brush some sugar syrup.

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Now put 1/3 of the frosting on it and spread it evenly.
Next put the next half on top of it and brush with some sugar syrup.
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Then put the next 1/3 of the frosting on it and spread it evenly using a flat knife. Then cover the sides with the remaining frosting and decorate it.

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Keep this in fridge for 1/2 an hour.
Slice and enjoy!!

Eggless Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting

Place the cake in fridge for 1 hour before slicing.

Jayanthi B


  1. Congrats!!! Miles to go... My favorite choco cake... Love it

  2. lovely chocolate cake and perfect celebration recipe,,,

  3. All the best!!! The cake looks awesome!!!

  4. Congratulations on the 50th post. The cake truly looks delicious.

  5. Congrats dears!
    This look really yumm!

  6. Congrats on your 50th post, wishing many more to come. delicious chocolate cake with butter cream. need that slice.

  7. WOW!!!! Fantastic pics..Apidiye photo la irundhu saptrulam polam iruku...;) Hum wats more to say seeing the dish makes our lips smack and more over ur pics are keeping the viewers DAZZLED and its nt fair..:P
    and nw cumng to the main point y didnt u call me I wud hav cum and had a bite!! And finally a vry hearty congrats on ur 50th post which is serving as a treat to the viewers..;)
    so 3 cheers to that.. "hip hip..Hurray!!! hip hip..Hurray!!! hip hip..Hurray!!!"

  8. congrats on your 50th post.. that's a yummy chocolate cake..

  9. Awesome cake...........looks lovely.

  10. congratulations on the 50Th post! I love your pictures - every single step-wise picture is perfectly placed and helpful - wonderful cake too !!