Chocolate pound cake

Chocolate pound cake

A Chocolate pound cake is moist and buttery with the right amount of chocolate flavor. This cake does not need frosting, it taste good when eaten plain. It would be a very good dessert when served with fresh berries and a dollop of softly whipped cream.

Chocolate pound cake

Chocolate pound cake

Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour/Maida – 1 ½ cup
  • Cocoa powder – ¼ cup
  • Boiling water – ¼ cup
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
  • Butter – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Eggs – 3 nos
  • Vanilla extract – 1 ½ tsp

Preparation:

  • Sieve the flour, salt and baking powder all together in a bowl.
  • In a bowl, mix the cocoa powder into the boiling water until smooth. Let it cool to room temperature.
  • In a bowl, beat the butter until softened. Add sugar beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and beat them until soft and fluffy.
  • Beat in vanilla extract and cocoa mixture, until soft and fluffy.
  • Add in the flour little by little; continue beating them until they are mixed well.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree C.
  • Grease the baking tray and scrape in the batter to the tray.
  • Bake it for 10 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean at 180 degree C.
  • Bring them to room temperature and serve it.

Note: This cake when wrapped when will parchment paper will stay fresh for several days at room temperature.

4 Responses »

    • Maida – 150 gm, cocoa powder – 25 gm, boiling water – 1/4 cup, baking powder – 1 tsp, butter – 100 gm, sugar – 100 gm, eggs – 3 nos, vanilla extract

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