Curd & Nuts Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients

  • Flour – 1.75 cups
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Oil – 3/4 cup
  • Curd – 1 cup
  • Meetha soda – 1 level tsp
  • Cocoa powder – 8 tsp
  • Coffee – 1/2 tsp (Optional)
  • Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
  • Milk – 1 tbsp

 

  • FOR ICING:
  • Cocoa powder – 2.5 tsp
  • Icing sugar – 4 tbsp
  • Water – 3 to 4 tbsp
  • Vanilla essence – 3 drops

 

  • FOR DECORATION:
  • Walnuts – 1/2 cup
  • Cherries – 1/2 cup
  • Grated chocolate – 1/2 cup

Preparation

  • Add oil, sugar and curd in a bowl and mix them in one direction using a spatula to form a thick mixture
  • Sieve flour, soda, cocoa powder and coffee
  • Add sifted mixture to the above curd mixture
  • Mix in one direction.
  • Add vanilla essence and milk and mix again
  • Pour mixture in baking dish
  • Microwave for 7-8 mins
  • Check with the help of knife.

 

  • FOR ICING MIXTURE:
  • Add cocoa powder, essence, icing sugar and water and make a smooth paste
  • Spread icing mixture on the cake
  • Garnish with walnuts, cherries and grated chocolate.
  • Cool and store in air tight container in the fridge for a few days
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