Chocolate Moist Cake

My dear bf "ordered" chocolate moist cake for his birthday, and this is the one that I baked for him. And here, I would like to call upon all the chocolate lovers to try on this cake. The cake that full with chocolate taste. Ingredients and method are as shown below:

Ingredients for cake:
A:
250g butter (diced)
400g brown sugar
1 1/2 tsps vanilla essense

B:
4 eggs (lightly beaten)
325ml water

C: (sieved three times)
280g plain flour
70g cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsps baking powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Method:
1. Beat ingredient A until light and creamy.
2. Add in beaten eggs from ingredient B one by one.
3. Add in water and ingredient C alternately. Pour mixture into line and grease 9" round baking tin and bake for 40-45 minutes untill it is done. When cooled, divide cake into three layers.

Ingredients for Chocolate ganache:
40g cornflour (sieved)
35g cocoa powder (sieved)
1/4 tsp salt (sieved)
125g caster sugar
1tsp vanilla essense
85ml water
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 egg yolk
40g butter (at room temperature)

Method:
Cook all ingredients (except butter) in a double boiler over simmering water and hand-whisk until mixture is slighly thickened. Add in butter and leave it to cool slightly before using.

To assemble:
Place a layer of cake on a cake board and spread a portion of ganache on it. Repeat until finish all the layering. Chill and decorate accordingly.

Enjoy la!!! Hehe...

8 comments:

Aii Ling said...

muack~!!
LOL~ u know..i was so happy when i saw 'chocolate moist cake'..~!!
n with recipe~!!
yeah~!! m going to try it soon~! ^o^

Ah Shui said...

ah ling ka ling ka ling...i already expected u will be very happy...when i post this, my mind already think of u, i know u must be very "high" lo...hahha...

Anamika:The Sugarcrafter said...

hi ah shui
loved your blog and the posts and the lovely pictures..you are doing very well and cakes are good !

Ah Shui said...

Hi Anamika, thanks for ur comments, will continue to improve my baking skill, please come back to visit my blog again...

Olivia said...

Hmm just love this chocolate cake. Wil try it one day.

Cheers
Olivia

Ah Shui said...

Hi Olivia,

Glad to know that you like it. Please give it a try when you are free la...hehe

New Kid on the Blog said...

I love chocolate moist cake!!!!

Ah Shui said...

New kid on the blog, then you must give it a try lo. hehe..where do you buy choc moist cake normally? or do you bake it yourself?