Monday, August 13, 2012

Dark Chocolate Cake with Milk chocolate Frosting


Chocolate cake is everyone's favorite, so is my families.. its a dark chocolate cake... with milk chocolate frosting florets all over... and all from scratch... 

For Cake:
egg 1
sugar 3/4 cup
dark cocoa powder 1/2 cup
1/3 cup butter (melted) 
all purpose flour 1 cup
baking powder 1/2 tsp
baking soda 1/2 tsp
butter milk 3/4 cup (u can make it - 1 cup milk with  1 tbsp lemon juice) 
vanilla essence 1 tsp


first grease two 8 inch baking pan... and cover it with flour... tap the excess

and preheat oven on 350 F/ 180 C


in mixing bowl, add melted butter add sugar and beat till creamy


add egg and beat until combined and fluffy


add sifted flour, baking powder, baking soda and cocoa powder and fold them with light hand until all combined.... add butter milk or milk..... mix


pour them in prepared pans


now bake them for 20 - 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean... 


now milk chocolate frosting:



semi sweet chocolate 6 1/2 oz (1 cup + 1 tbsp)
confectioners' sugar, sifted 2 cups
milk 1/4 cup
butter, softened 1/4 cup (1/2 stick)
vanilla extract 2 tsp

In sauce pan... add chocolate and butter...



melt them until smooth... transfer in mixing bowl and cool


add sifted sugar... and vanilla and milk.... mix well


you will get a smooth creamy icing :)


now layering part: place one baked piece of cake....  spread icing


put the other baked cake... and cover all over with frosting



I did florest with same icing... and pearls to decorate... chill and serve :)




4 comments:

  1. in milk chocolate icing when did you add the milk to the icing?

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  2. i tried it ,it was good but the problem i faced was that it was too dry..any suggestion ?

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    1. ohh really!!! u add milk as well??? still it was dry????it doesn't go dry when ever i try it....

      please re check it... may be there was a problem with some measurements or... but really sorry to hear that u faced a problem

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