Chinese Easy Chocolate Cake

by ameenanoohu
If you wish for an ultimate cake dish then Chinese Easy Chocolate Cake is for you. What makes Chinese Easy Chocolate Cake unique and special is the soft and moist texture. You can never rest with a mouthful, the cake makes you tempt for more and more. The soft smooth batter is runny and very easy to mix. Make sure the proportions and baking time are precisely followed. The frosting on top makes Chinese Easy Chocolate Cake simply irresistible. You can discover a well illustrated Chinese Easy Chocolate Cake.
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Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
For making cake:
  • Unsalted butter(room temperature) - 1/2 cup
  • Granulated sugar - 1 1/2 cups
  • Brown sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Eggs - 2 nos
  • Vanilla extract - 2 tsp
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Unsweetened chocolate(chopped) - 4 oz
  • Espresso powder - 2 tsp
  • Pastry flour - 1 3/4 cups
  • Cocoa Powder - 1/4 cup
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Sour cream - 1 cup
For the frosting:
  • Unsalted butter(room temperature) - 2 cups
  • Egg yolk(optional) - 1 no
  • Bittersweet or semisweet chocolate(chopped, melted and cooled to room temperature) - 12 oz
  • Vanilla extract - 2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Icing sugar(sifted) - 2 1/2 cups
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
For making cake:
  • Unsalted butter(room temperature) - 1/2 cup
  • Granulated sugar - 1 1/2 cups
  • Brown sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Eggs - 2 nos
  • Vanilla extract - 2 tsp
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Unsweetened chocolate(chopped) - 4 oz
  • Espresso powder - 2 tsp
  • Pastry flour - 1 3/4 cups
  • Cocoa Powder - 1/4 cup
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Sour cream - 1 cup
For the frosting:
  • Unsalted butter(room temperature) - 2 cups
  • Egg yolk(optional) - 1 no
  • Bittersweet or semisweet chocolate(chopped, melted and cooled to room temperature) - 12 oz
  • Vanilla extract - 2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Icing sugar(sifted) - 2 1/2 cups
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Instructions
  1. For preparing Chinese Easy Chocolate Cake, first preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Butter and flour 29-inch cake pans.
  3. Cream butter and sugars together, until fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  5. In a small pan, stir water, chocolate and espresso powder over low heat, until melted.
  6. Allow to cool slightly before beating into butter mixture.
  7. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt and stir into batter alternately with sour cream.
  8. Divide evenly between the 2 pans and bake for 25 - 35 minutes, until a tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool for 15 minutes in the pans, then turn cakes out onto a plate, to cool completely.
  10. For the frosting: Beat butter on high speed, scraping sides frequently, until light and fluffy.
  11. Reduce speed and beat in egg yolk.
  12. Add melted chocolate and mix in.
  13. Add vanilla, salt and icing sugar and beat, until smooth.
  14. To Assemble: Top one layer with icing and spread.
  15. Place second cake layer on top.
  16. Ice the top of the cake and finish with the sides.
  17. Chill Chinese Easy Chocolate Cake to set.
  18. :- It is best when stored at room temperature (hence omitting egg yolk in frosting, if desired).

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