Simple Chocolate Cake

On a weekend, when I was done with all my household chores and with the kids fast asleep, I decided to bake a cake. A cake which was quite simple and which didn't require any hardships. I was going through various blogs and found a very simple chocolate cake recipe on Maria's Menu.


Simple Chocolate Cake
Recipe Source: Maria's Menu

Ingredients:
1. Plain flour - 1 1/2 cups
    Cocoa powder - 1/2 cup
    Powdered sugar - 1 1/2 cups
    Soda bicarbonate - 1 1/2 tsp
2. Melted butter - 180 gms
3. Hot milk - 1 cup
    Eggs - 2
4. Vanilla essence - 1 tsp

Method:
  • Preheat the oven at 200 C for 10 mins.
  • Butter a cake tin and sprinkle some flour on it. Make sure that the flour is equally distributed inside the tin. Keep it aside.
  • Mix together the 1st ingredients and seive. Add melted butter and 1/2 cup of hot milk to the mixed ingredients and beat well for 2 mins.
  • Add remaining milk, beaten eggs and vanilla essence. Beat well for another 2-3 mins.
  • Pour the mix to the prepared bake tin.
  • Bake the cake at 200 C for 10 mins, and later on reduce the temperature to 180 C and bake for 20-25 mins.
  • Allow it to cool in the tin for 5-10 mins.
  • Dust with some icing sugar on top and serve with chocolate sauce.