Pastry Chocolate Cake – New Year Special

by Sunitha Fernandez
Maida with choco powder and other ingredients
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Cuisine Others
Prep Time 1 hour
Servings
people
Ingredients
For cake batter:
For the short crust pastry:
  • All purpose four(Maida) - 200 g
  • Butter - 100 g
  • Cold water(As required) -
  • Almonds(flaked) - 1/4 cup
  • Wall nuts(chopped) - 1/4 cup
Cuisine Others
Prep Time 1 hour
Servings
people
Ingredients
For cake batter:
For the short crust pastry:
  • All purpose four(Maida) - 200 g
  • Butter - 100 g
  • Cold water(As required) -
  • Almonds(flaked) - 1/4 cup
  • Wall nuts(chopped) - 1/4 cup
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Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Cake Batter: 1)For preparing pastry chocolate cake, preheat oven at 180 degrees celcius.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt. Keep it aside.
  3. In a bowl beat butter till it becomes fluffy.
  4. Add in sugar slowly in the butter, mixing it till it dissolves.
  5. Then add the eggs one by one mixing it well.
  6. Slowly add in the maida little by little. Keep mixing it till it becomes smooth lump free batter. Keep it aside.
  7. Short Crust Pastry: 7)Put the flour in a bowl and rub in the butter, using your fingertips, the mixture should look like fresh breadcrumbs.
  8. Add cold water, 1 tbsp at a time, knead lightly to make a short crust pastry dough(like chappathi).
  9. Put the dough in a plastic bag and keep it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  10. Roll the pastry on a floured surface to make a big circle. Place the rolled dough into the tin and trim the edges.
  11. Spoon the cake batter onto the pastry base.
  12. Sprinkle the flaked almonds and wall nuts on top.
  13. Bake at 200 degrees celsius for 30 minutes till done.
  14. Remove the cake from the oven, allow it to cool, then remove the cake from the tin.
  15. Pastry chocolate cake is ready. Cut into fingers and serve.
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curryadmin
Basheer January 7, 2012 - 11:49 pm

Do you have video of this recipe? Also is it possible to get Malayalam version of this recipe? Any how, excellent work. Thanks.

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