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Chocolate Cake Recipe


Chocolate cake is a cake which is flavored with cocoa powder or melted chocolate. These are favorite of all types of people especially children. These days chocolate cakes can be prepared in various variants which include

▪ Basic chocolate cake


▪ Black forest cake

▪ Red velvet cake

▪ Chocolate layered cake

▪ Fudge cake

▪ German chocolate cake


▪ Garish cake

Chocolate cakes can be prepared easily at home by following easy recipes. Here, the recipe for basic chocolate cake is shared so have a look on this recipe and prepare it at home.

Making time: Total time required for making basic chocolate cake is approx 1 hour of which 25 minutes are taken to prepare batter and 35 minutes are required for cooking.

Ingredients required:

∙ 1 cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)

∙ 2 cup sugar

∙ 2.5 cup all purpose flour

∙ 1.5 teaspoon baking powder

∙ 1 teaspoon baking soda

∙ ¾ cup vegetable oil

∙ ½ cup sour cream

∙ 1 teaspoon salt

∙ 2 teaspoon vanilla extract

∙ 3 large egg

How to cook cake: Boil 1.5 cup of water in a pan and whisk cocoa powder in it until it smoothes and then set aside. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, sugar and salt in a bowl. Beat the eggs, oil, vanilla extract and sour cream in a mixer.

Now mix all the ingredients together and place it in pan. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees and bake the cake until it cooks properly. After 30-40 minutes check if it is baked by inserting a toothpick in it and if it comes clean then your cake is baked properly. Leave it for 10-15 min to cool. Now take a knife to take out the cake from the pan. Serve this delicious chocolate cake to your loved ones.



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