Feb 7, 2009

Chocolate cake

Maida/All purpose flour-2 3/4 cups
unsalted butter - 1 cup
sugar - 2 1/2 cups
Boiling water- 2 cups
cocoa powder - 1 cup
eggs - 4
vanilla extract - 1 tsp
baking soda - 2tsp
baking powder - 1/2 tsp

Method of preparation

1)Preheat oven to 350°F.Grease and flour the cake pan.
2)Mix cocoa and boiling water, stir until smooth, set aside to cool.
3)In a large bowl beat butter,sugar,eggs and vanilla together.
4)Alternately beat in the dry ingredients and the chocolate mixture.Beat just until blended, do not over mix.Pour batter into the pan and bake for about 30 minutes.Take a toothpick and test to see if it comes out clean.
5)Remove cakes from oven and allow them to set for 3-5 minutes.