Simple Chocolate Cake Recipe – Wise She Sunday Treat

If you have been following me on twitter you must be knowing  how worried I was when my hubby was making cake .He doesn’t know how to boil an egg but as an engineer that too a topper with geeky like attitude  he knows how to follow everything blindly GrinGrin .This is what he did to prepare this cake.He took out the recipe book and started following every step  and now I can easily say that baking can be done by a five year old also but not mater paneer GrinGrin

Some of you wanted to see the cake pictures I thought let me write down the recipe also as it might help your husband in baking Wink After all  which woman doesn’t like her husband to cook GrinGrin



Simple Chocolate cake recipe +how to make chocolate cake

This cake is meant for 6 people rest depends upon your appetite GrinGrin

Ingredients required :-


All purpose flour- (maida)  – 1 1/2 cups
White Sugar powdered  1 – 1 1/4 cup
1/2 cup butter (I used the salted one only )
Eggs- 2
Baking powder- 1/4 tsp
Coffee powder- 1/2 tsp
Baking soda- 1 tsp
Vanilla essence- 1 tsp
Boiling water- 1 cup
Unsweetened cocoa powder- 1/2 cup

Method and preparation :-

  • Step1 Powder the sugar and add flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda  and keep it aside
  • Step2 – Boil a cup of water in a sauce pan and switch off the stove.Dissolve coffee powder, cocoa powder and mix it without lumps.Now let the mixture get cool.
  • Step3 – Preheat over 350F/180C and grease the flour on two inch cake pans.
  • Step4 -Mean while take a  wide bowl and add butter in it and keep beating it with an electric mixer.If you don’t have one then you can do it with a wooden spoon and keep adding powder sugar in between
  • Step5 Add eggs one at at a time , vanilla essence and keep beating until mixtures become light in consistency
  • Step6 Now add the dry ingredients , cocoa mixtures and beat beat beat.
  • Step7 – Transfer the mixture into a baking tin and bake for 40 minutes until the tops turns back in colour.You can check wether the cake is prepared by inserting a spoon in the center.If it comes out clean then it is ready.There will be some crumbs lying here and there and that will make the cake look like a devil cake Grin:Grin


Simple Cake Recipes+make simple chocolate cake


For the icing there was no hard work we got Pilsbury creamy chocolate icing which is easily available in stores nowadays.Just boil the icing  and pour it on to the cake Smile

Happy Sunday everyone Smile


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  1. Zara says

    Yummy! Thanks so much for uploading this.. Smile Smile

    Btw..Got Cosmo..First thing I did after entering the airport was rush to the bookstore and pick it up! hihi… Smile

  2. shilpa says

    anamika………..u dont like cakes……..reallyyyyyyyyy????so wen u come to noida bring some of this yummy cake for me……i love cakes……..
    and i m going to show this post to my hubby….. Grin Grin and he ”ll say mai daant theek karu ya tumhare liye cake banau….??? Shock

  3. Adivaah says

    Yummm I want to have one today, have never tried making cakes, I think I can give it a try Cake

    Kapil ji tussi great husband ho Razz

  4. mitha says

    nice one. as i dont have an oven cant bake it. but I would love to eat. am a die hard fan of chocolate pastries !!!!1
    I used to make butter moist cake and honey cake by steaming method !!!
    those also taste yum !!!
    pilsbury icing part is something very curious to know about!!!
    how does that pack look like ?
    is it one time use pack ?
    or can we use for many uses ?
    how much is it ??

    • anamika says

      pilsburry one can be used 2-3 times easily..i still have it in the comes in a tin and has a medium thick consistency.steam cake ..sounds interesting but never tried…are they as good as the regular one??

  5. mitha says

    yup shall buy the pilsbury tin next time
    hope it would be easily available at big bazar !!
    yeah steam cake is no different from regular cakes. except the method of preparing it. regular ones is made in an oven, but those who dont have oven can make the cake by steaming method Razz

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