Wednesday, 27 January 2016

National Chocolate Cake Day



Today Wednesday 27th January is marked as National Chocolate Cake Day.. This day usually celebrates a sweet cake all made of chocolate.

A chocolate cake is flavoured with melted chocolate or cocoa powder. There are so many recipes online on how to bake a chocolate cake.


Here's a simple recipe just incase you can't find one.

Ingredients:-

for the cake

  • 200 grams plain flour
  • 200 grams caster sugar
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 40 grams best-quality cocoa powder
  • 175 grams soft unsalted butter
  • large eggs
  • teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 150 ml sour cream

for the icing

  • 75 grams unsalted butter
  • 175 grams best quality dark chocolate (broken into small pieces)
  • 300 grams icing sugar
  • tablespoon golden syrup
  • 125 ml sour cream
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • sugar flowers (optional)

Hope you enjoy eating your chocolate cake today :-)

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