5 from 1 vote
Delicious Chocolate Cake

A very delicious, dense and moist no fail recipe of chocolate cake with chocolate butter cream frosting

Chocolate cake
  • 2 cups organic brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cup organic all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 organic eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup buttermilk at room temperature
  • 1 cup black coffee (bru) 1 cup water with 2 tsp instant coffee powder
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
Chocolate butter cream frosting
  • 1/2 cup unsalted organic butter
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup organic milk
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/4 tsp salt
Cake Preparation
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 deg F . Line the circular baking pans with parchment paper and spray oil or butter .

  2. Combine the dry ingredients namely  sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt  in a bowl after sieving  so that they are mixed well.You can also incorporate using a whisk.

  3. Make a well in the center and add the eggs and buttermilk and whisk it well. I used a stand mixer for the same.

  4. Add  hot coffee, oil and vanilla and continue whisking until it is incorporated well.

  5. Divide the batter into the two pans by using a measuring cup .Bake the cake for 30 to 35 mins or until a tooth pick comes out almost clean or with a few moist crumbs.

  6. Cool the cakes in the pan and later on the wire-rack .

  7. Once completely cooled, frost and decorate as you like . 

Frosting Preparation
  1. Melt the butter and add cocoa powder and whisk it until smooth

  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar .Alternate with milk and beat until light and fluffy.

  3. Stir in Vanilla and salt.

Cake Decoration
  1. Place the cake on a cake stand with the flat side on the top.

  2. Using a spatula  , spread the frosting on the top evenly .

  3. Place the second cake on top of the first cake and spread the frosting evenly.

  4. Frost the sides completely using the offset spatula .

  5. Decorate with Hershey chocolate candies and strawberries if you like.

  6. Delicious chocolate cake is ready to be served. It tastes best when slightly warmed up and with a scoop of vanilla ice cream . Enjoy!