Chocolate cake

Ingredients

  1. 3/4 cup margarine or butter
  2. 1 +1/3 cup sugar
  3. 3 eggs
  4. 1 +3/4 cup all purpose flour
  5. 1 TBSP baking powder
  6. 1/2 cup cocoa
  7. 1 cup + 2 TBSP milk
  8. 1 TSP vanilla

Steps

  1. Beat butter and sugar with hand mixer for like 5 mins till light and fluffy.

  2. Add in one egg at a time and mix thoroughly.

  3. Add vanilla

  4. Sieve flour, baking powder, cocoa together.

  5. Add half the flour and half the milk and mix, than add the rest of the flour and mix till combined, don’t over mix.

  6. Bake in two 8 inch pans in preheated oven 180° for about 50 mins depending on your oven, to confirm its done,a toothpick inserted will come out clean. Turn the cake on a cooling rack.

  7. While cake is cooling for the dripping I melted 50 grams dark cooking chocolate with 50 grams whipping cream and melt together in microwave for like 30 sec.

  8. Beat 2 cups whipping cream with 1/2 cup icing sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. When cake is cool brush some sugar water on the first layer than put a generous amount of whipped cream and than put on the second layer and brush again with sugar water than put rest of the whipping cream all around the cake. Chill after icing it.

  9. Take your piping bag,make a small snip and the end and put the chocolate dripping in, and go all around the chilled cake and let it drip down, than decorate as desired. Enjoy.

  10. Tip…Sugar water brushed on cake is to keep cake moist

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