Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Beatty's Chocolate Cake

  • Sugar : 2 cup
  • All purpose flour : 1¾ cup
  • Cocoa pdr : ¾ cup
  • Baking powder : 1 Tsp
  • Baking soda : 2 Tsp
  • Salt : 1 Tsp
  • Buttermilk : 1 cup
  • Hot coffee : 1 cup
  • Vegetable oil : ½ cup
  • Vanilla essence : 1 Tsp
  • Egg : 2
Preheat the oven to 180° C. Grease two 8 inch cake pans and keep it aside. Sieve flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, combine buttermilk, oil, eggs and vanilla essence. Slowly add the wet ingredients into the dry one and mix well. Then, pour the hot coffee and mix. Transfer the batter into the prepared cake tin and bake it for 35 to 40 mins. Transfer it to a wire rack and cool it well before decoration.

For the whipped cream layer:
  • Bluebird whipped cream : 1 packet
  • Vanilla essence : 1 Tsp
  • Cold water : 90 ml
  • Pwd sugar 1 Tbsp
  • Cocoa pdr 2 Tsp
Chill the mixing bowl and whipping blade for 15 mins. Then pour the cold water into the cream mix and beat it at low to medium speed for few mins. Add the rest of the ingredients and beat till it reaches thick. Cover and chill it for 15 mins. Layer the cooled cake and fill it with this cream. Then refrigerate it for 1/2 hr.

For the ganache topping:
  • Baking chocolate (at room temp) : 200 gm
  • Fresh cream : 200 ml
Chop the chocolate into small pieces. Heat the fresh cream till it starts to boil and pour it over the chopped chocolate. Mix it well until it melts completely. Cool it to the room temperature and refrigerate it for 10 mins.

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  1. Wow.. So perfect & chocolaty dear...Love the way u have decorated the cake.. Awesome.. :)

  2. Love this chocolatty topping.Too gorgeous cake. yummy!

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  3. Gorgeous and pretty attractive irresistible cake,beautifully done.

  4. I can do anything to have a piece of this...:P

  5. Rather than just generalizing Kindly give a brief of how you assemble & do the icing & decorative will be of great help to readers like us......anyways great cake........shee

  6. Yummy Cake .......... & loved the way U used spoon to make the icing look cool ..........

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  9. Hey Tina,
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