Dutch Chocolate Cake Recipe
@ KD's Food Dairy | Sunday, Feb 7, 2021 | 3 minutes read | Update at Sunday, Feb 7, 2021

Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? Our Recipe is simple, very few ingredients and anyone can bake it.Recipe as follows.

Who doesn’t love chocolate cake? Our Recipe is simple, very few ingredients and anyone can bake it.Recipe as follows.

Ingredients:

For Cake

  • 300 grams Flour
  • 80 grams Dutch Processed Cocoa Powder
  • 10 grams Baking powder
  • 5 grams Baking Soda
  • 400 grams sugar
  • 10 grams Vanilla extract
  • 120 ml cooking oil
  • 400 ml Whole Milk
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 2 Full Eggs

For Frosting

  • 400 grams powder sugar
  • 45 grams cocoa powder
  • 100 grams unsalted butter
  • 150 ml milk
  • Pinch of salt

Baking

Dry Ingredients

  • Add 300 grams baking flour, 80 grams of Dutch processed Cocoa powder in a large bowl and mix them well.
  • Add baking powder, baking soda and sugar to the bowl and mix them together and set the bowl aside.

Wet Ingredients

  • Add two egg Yolks in a small bowl and whisk it until becomes buttery smooth.
  • Slowly add oil to it and continue whisking.
  • Now added vanilla extract and two full eggs.
  • Start whisking until it becomes smooth liquid.
  • Do not whisk with blender, if it’s blended with electric blender, it’ll turn into Mayonnaise.

Cake Batter

  • Add egg oil mixer to the dry ingredients and fold it together until it becomes crumbly mixer.
  • Add heated milk to the mix and whisk it.
  • Here, electric hand mixer can also be used to add the air into the batter for the fluffy cake.

Baking

  • Greece the Baking pan with butter/Ghee and use either rice flour or Corn flour to cover it.
  • Add the batter to baking pan
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C for 20 minutes.
  • Bake the cake for 35 to 40 minutes at 180C or until toothpick comes out clean.

Frosting

Dry Ingredients Mixing

  • Add softened, room temperature butter to the bowl and whisk it until it smooth and silky.
  • Take another bowl, add 400 grams of icing sugar or powder sugar, 45 grams of cocoa powder and pinch of salt and mix them together.

Wet Ingredients Mixing

  • Take 100 grams of Unsalted butter.
  • If the butter was in the fridge, place it on the kitchen top got get it to Room temperature.

Icing

  • Slowly add dry ingredients mix to the butter and whisk it until all of them integrated together.
  • Slowly add warm milk to the mix and whisk till it becomes thick and smooth.

Finale

  • Remove the Cake from the Pan from Oven.
  • Run the Cool wet knife round the pan to loosen it up.
  • remove the cake and cool it upside down for 1 hour.
  • if layered cake is preferred, take long serrated knife and slowly slice the cake at half the thickness.
  • Add big dollop of frosting on top and slowly work it out to the edges.
  • Add another layer on top and add the frosting.
  • add the frosting around the cake.
  • Finally garnish it with choice of toppings like shredded chocolates, grated dark chocolate, sprinkles etc.

Conclusion

Baking your own cake is well worth the effort and satisfying. Method is simple and easy to make. Au Revoir

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