I tried alot of chocolate cakes … but to be honest i know got to like two … is my mama’s chocoalte cake .. which is rich dense and delecious … and this one ..which is a nice rich moist chocolate cake … perfect for birthdays . so here is a step by step photo for the recipe … you will need:
– 2/3 cup cocoa powder
– 2/3 cup boiling water
– 2 ts vanilla extract
– 2 cups cake flour (if u dont have it then use all purpose but for every cup remove 2 tb flour)
– 1 ts baking soda
– 1/2 ts salt
– 12 tb (6 oz.) butter
– 1 cup caster sugar
– 1 cup light brown sugar
– 3 eggs
– 1 cup sour cream
Lets start ….
Preheat oven to 180°C. Prepare two 9-inch cake pans by placing parchment paper at the bottom..
In a bowl … sift flour, baking soda and salt .. set aside…
Prepare remaining ingridients …
First …in a small bowl … mix the cocoa powder.. boiling water and vanila … mix until combined and set aside to cool down
In a standup mixer … place butter and sugars(caster and brown)
Mix until light and fluffy …
Add eggs one at a time and mix after each addition..
Add the cocoa mixture and mix …
Now start alternating flour and sour cream … start and end with flour … and dont over mix …
So flour first …
Then sour cream … and so on ….
Until u add the last flour … and the cake is done ….
Pour into prepared pans …. and bake for 30 to 35 mins …. until tester inserted comes out clean …
Cool for 10 mins … then remove from the pans ….
All done … now u got a rich, moist, delicious chocolate cake … Enjoy 🙂