Strawberry Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake with lots of strawberries……… The bestest combo that’s ever been made. Yummy Chocolate cake with delicious chocolate cream and drizzled with chocolate ganache.  Perfect for Christmas- The most wonderful time of the year.Strawberry Chocolate cake picture.jpg

In winters plenty of strawberries are available in market, you should not miss this time and make it for Christmas.

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Here’s the  recipe of Yummilicious Strawberry Chocolate cake

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Ingredients-

For Chocolate cake- 

  • All purpose flour- 2 cups
  • Condensed milk- 3/4 cups
  • Baking powder- 1 tsp
  • Baking soda- 1 tsp
  • Oil- 8 tbsp
  • Vanilla essence- 2 tsp
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Chocolate chips(dark)- for garnishing
  • Strawberries- sliced, 10 to 12
  • Strawberries- whole,for garnishing, as much as you wish 😉

For Chocolate cream-

  • Whipped cream- 1 cup
  • Dark chocolate- 1/4 cup,chopped or chocolate chips

For Chocolate Ganache-

  • Dark Chocolate- 1/2 cup,chopped or chocolate chips
  • Fresh cream- 1/2 cup

Method-

  • We will start by making chocolate cake.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 01
  • In a bowl, add oil. Strawberry Chocolate cake step 02
  • Add condensed milk. Whisk until Oil is immersed well in condensed milk.
  • In another bowl, sieve All purpose flour. Sieve baking powder and baking soda. Strawberry Chocolate cake step 06
  • Then sieve cocoa powder. With help of spatula mix well.
  • In wet ingredients add Vanilla essence and whisk it.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 09
  • Add wet ingredients in dry ingredients and mix everything well.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 010
  •  With the help of Blender/whisker/Mixer mix the cake batter until well blended. Then slowly add 1/2 cup water. Blend. Again add 1/2 cup water and blend it well.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 11
  • Brush baking tin with oil.Add 1/2 of the cake batter. Microwave on 450 degrees for 1/2 hour.
  • When done, insert toothpick in center of the cake. If it comes out clean, that means your cake is ready. Remove cake from tin and let it cool down completely on a cooling rack. Similarly bake the remaining batter.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 14
  • When the second cake cools, prepare the frosting. For that prepare double boiler.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 15
  • Take whipped cream and heat it in double boiler. When the whipped cream becomes warm, add chocolate. Mix until the chocolate completely dissolves in it. Let it cool. Wrap the plastic on bowl and refrigerate it.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 17
  • Now prepare chocolate ganache. For that take add fresh cream in a bowl and add chocolate. Microwave for 1 min and check. If the chocolate doesn’t dissolve, microwave it again. Let it cool completely.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 18
  • Assembling cake- Take a serving platter or turn table. Place a cake. Strawberry Chocolate cake step 20
  • Spread chocolate cream on top of the cake. Use a knife if you don’t have spatula.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 21
  • Add chopped strawberries.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 22
  • Then place another cake on top of first cake. Strawberry Chocolate cake step 23
  • Now apply chocolate cream on the top of the second cake. Strawberry Chocolate cake step 24
  • Apply cream on sides of the cake by rotating the cake.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 25
  • Now start pouring the ganache on top of the cake. Strawberry Chocolate cake step 26
  • Let it drip down sides of the cake.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 27
  • Add chocolate chips on top of the cake. Strawberry Chocolate cake step 28
  • Place strawberries on center of the cake.Strawberry Chocolate cake step 29
  • Now place sliced strawberries at some distance of whole strawberries. Strawberry Chocolate cake step 30
  • Set the cake in fridge for 2 to 3 hours.Your chocolate cake is ready.Strawberry Chocolate cake1

Merry Christmas. May your Christmas sparkle and your holidays overflow with gifts and love ❤

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Vanilla Cupcakes(Eggless)

Vanilla cupcakes are delicious and loved by everyone.But when we get wrong recipe and failing to make cupcakes,it can be disappointing. The recipe which I am sharing is tried and tested. After preparing this moist, light and fluffy cupcake you will never buy them from bakeries. The best thing about this cupcakes that they are egg less!!! (please see to it that you use measuring cups for doing the recipe)

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Christmas is the best time to prepare cupcakes. So lets prepare Vanilla cupcakes.Vanilla cupcakes2.jpg

Serving- makes 24 cupcakes

Ingredients-

  • All purpose flour- 3 cups
  • Powdered sugar- 1.5 cups
  • Baking powder- 1 tsp
  • Baking soda- 1 tsp
  • Oil- 1.5 cups
  • Milk- 1 cup
  • Vanilla essence – 2 tsp
  • Plain Vinegar- 2 tbsp
  • Tutti frutti- for topping (optional)
  •  Chocochips- for  topping (optional)

Method- 

  • Check ingredients for making Vanilla cupcakes.Vanilla cupcakes step 01.jpg
  • In a bowl, seive all-purpose flour.Vanilla cupcakes step 02.jpg
  • Add powdered sugar and mix with the help of spatula.Vanilla cupcakes step 03
  • Sieve baking powder and baking soda and mix.Vanilla cupcakes step 04
  • In another bowl, mix oil and milk. Whisk together until oil and milk gets mixed well.Vanilla cupcakes step 05
  • Add vanilla essense and whisk.Vanilla cupcakes step 06
  • In wet ingredients, mix the dry ingredients. First mix 1/2 of the dry ingredients and mix them with spatula.Vanilla cupcakes step 07.jpg
  • Then add remaining flour in the batter. Mix well until the ingredients are well combined.
  • Add vinegar. Give it a quick mix with spatula. You can see bubbles rising up in batter.

     

  • Line the cupcake tray with liners. Preheat the oven on 180° for 2 mins.Vanilla cupcakes step 12.jpg
  • With the help of scoop or a spoon, Add the batter in liners. Fill it 3/4. Vanilla cupcakes step 13.jpg
  • Top some tutti frutti if you want. My kids love them so I am adding it. Bake them at 450°  for 7 mins.Vanilla cupcakes step 14.jpg
  • Insert toothpick when done. It should come out clean. Let them cool for 5 mins. Then remove then on cooling rack and let it completely cool.Vanilla cupcakes step 15.jpg
  • Fill another batch of cupcakes. Vanilla cupcakes step 16.jpg
  • If you are chocolate lover, add chocochips.Vanilla cupcakes step 17
  • When done, remove them on cooling rack.Vanilla cupcakes step 18.jpg
  • Bake all the cupcakes in similar way.   Vanilla cupcakes4.jpg Enjoy this yummy and spongy cupcakes and enjoy your Christmas…:)

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Basic Eggless Vanilla cake

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Basic Eggless Vanilla cake tastes delicious and melts in mouth. If you use right proportion of ingredients your cake will turn out great !!!!! So lets make Vanilla cake

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • All purpose flour- 1/2 cup
  • Butter(unsalted)- 60 ml or 1/3 cup
  • Yogurt- 75 ml or 4 tablespoons
  • Vanilla essence- 1 teaspoon
  • Condensed milk- 150 grams
  • Baking soda- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Baking powder- 1/2 teaspoon

METHOD:

  1. Melt the butter. basic vanilla cake step 01.jpg
  2. Shift the butter in a big bowl .basic vanilla cake step 02
  3. Add condensed milk.basic vanilla cake step 03
  4. Whisk them together until its are creamy.basic vanilla cake step 04.jpg
  5. Add yogurt and mixbasic vanilla cake step 05.jpg
  6. Add vanilla essencebasic vanilla cake step 06.jpg
  7. Whisk them together.basic vanilla cake step 07.jpg
  8. In another bowl add sieve together flour, baking soda and baking powderbasic vanilla cake step 08.jpg
  9. Lightly mix them together. Don’t over mix it otherwise it will lose its lightness and cake would not be fluffy. See to it that there are no lumps formed.basic vanilla cake step 10
  10. Grease the cake tin with butter and flour. i have used small cake tin which is of 7 inches.basic vanilla cake step 11
  11. Add the cake mixture and bake this in a preheated oven for 30 mins at 180 degress
  12. Cakebasic vanilla cake step 12.jpg
  13. check in between whether the cake is done or not. Insert tooth pick in centre, if it comes out clean your cake is readybasic vanilla cake step 13.jpg
  14. Remove the cake when the tin has cooled down. Your eggless vanilla cake is ready.basic eggless vanilla cake.jpg

Enjoy with your family..

 

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Chocolate cupcakes 

Soft , moist cupcakes is a perfect snack that ev. yone loves to eat. Homemade cupcakes are more fresh and delicious, you would never like to buy them from market. It can be eaten anytime but its best to have them with tea or coffee. 😀


Ingredients :- 

  • Plain flour – 350 gm
  • Castor sugar- 350 gms
  • Cocoa powder- 60 gms 
  • Baking soda – 1 tablespoon
  • Salt – 1/2 tablespoon 
  • Chocolate syrup- 2/3 cups 
  • Buttermilk- 1 cup
  • Vanilla essence- 1 teaspoon
  • Eggs – 3


Method of making chocolate cupcakes :-

 

 

 

  •  In a bowl seive the flour, castor sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Wisk them together and keep it aside

  • In another bowl, add the vegetable oil , buttermilk, vanilla essence. Now add eggs one by one mixing them alternately . 
  •  Now add the dry ingredients in this bowl
  • Mix them together until the mixture is smooth. 
  • Now fill the cupcake tray until two-third full and bake them in a preheated oven for 20- 25 mins at 180 degress cencius. 

 If the toothpeak inserted in the middle of the cupcake comes out clean, it means the cupcakes are ready. If not, bake them for another 5 mins 

Let the cupcakes cool for another 10-20 mins. Serve them 

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