March 6, 2012

Red Devil Cake with chocolate cream icing

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Ingredients :
  1. Dark cooking chocolate - 1 cup
  2. Buttermilk - 1/2 cup
  3. Brown sugar - 1 cup
  4. Egg yolk -1 no
  5. Butter - 1/2 cup
  6. Brown sugar - 1 cup
  7. Egg yolks - 3 nos
  8. Baking soda - 1 tsp
  9. Milk - 1/2 cup
  10. All purpose flour - 2 cups
  11. Egg whites - 2 nos
Chocolate cream frosting :
  1. Whipping cream - 1 cup
  2. Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
  3. Icing sugar - 3 tbsp
  4. Unsweetened cocoa powder - 2 tbsp
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Method :

1.   Preheat the oven to 180 C.  Lightly grease the baking tin & line up with parchment paper.

2.  Simmer together chocolate, buttermilk, first measure of brown sugar and one egg yolk until dissolved.  Set aside to cool.

3.   Cream butter and second measure of sugar, add remaining egg yolks, baking soda dissolved in milk, and sifted flour.  Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into mixture with chocolate mixture.

4.   Pour into prepared tin and bake for 50 - 60 mins.  

5.   In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients together till stiff.

6.   Sandwich the cake with the frosting & decorate accordingly.

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Happy baking :)

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