Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
- 1 ½ cups All purpose Flour
- ¾ cups cocoa powder
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- ½ tbsp. instant coffee
- ½ tbsp. baking soda
- ½ tbsp. baking powder
- 1 cup curd
- ½ cup oil
- ½ cup warm milk
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
Mix all the dry ingredients in a big bowl. Make a well in the center and add the remaining liquid ingredients to it. Mix together to form a smooth batter.
Pour in a greased and dusted baking tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until a skewer inserted in it comes out clean.
Once baked, cool on the wire rack for few minutes before turning it out.
To frost it, cut the cooled cake in two layers using a sharp knife.
Pour some chocolate ganache over the bottom layer of cake and spread it well. Place the top layer of cake over it and pour the remaining ganache over it. Spread it evenly on the top and sides of the cake.
Recipe for Chocolate Ganache
Make chocolate ganache using 350 gms of chopped dark chocolate and 200 gms of cream.
Pour hot cream over chopped chocolate. Leave it for few seconds, and then mix the melted chocolate and cream together to form smooth ganache.