Ingredients (Serves 5-6 )
Baking time 25 minutes
4 large eggs
1 cup (125gm) powdered sugar
1 cup all purpose flour(maida)
1/2 cup cocoa
3/4 level tsp baking powder
a pinch of mitha soda
3/4 cup oil
1tsp vanilla essence
Note: For a plain cake,remove cocoa and add 1/2 cup cornflour instead
1.Sieve flour,cocoa,baking powder and mitha soda together.
2.Beat sugar and eggs very well together (with an electric egg beater).Add essence.
3.Add oil gradually beating mixture lightly.
4.Fold in flour a little at a time ,with a wooden spoon,till all the flour is used up.
5.Pour into a greased baking tin and bake in a pre heated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 25 minutes.
6.Let it cool for 5-10 minutes before removing from tin.Remove from tin on wire rack.