Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
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  • 1 kg Light Chocolate Cake best suited for layer cakes
  • 1½ cup water ¾ cup Unsalted Butter ½ cup unsweetened cocoa 3 cups all purpose flour 1½ tsp baking soda 3 cups sugar 3 eggs ¾ cup buttermilk 1½ tsp vanilla extract Instructions Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Add the water,cocoa and butter to a sauce pan and heat till the butter melts. Combine the flour,sugar and baking soda.Add to the cocoa mixture from the pan and mix well. Add the eggs ,vanilla and buttermilk.Combine well. Pour the batter in two prepared baking pans. Bake for 30-40 minutes or till the skewer comes out clean. Let the cakes cool. Frosting the cake Once they are cool level the cake. Sandwich the two cakes with the strawberry compote(recipe given below) Apply a light coating of the cream cheese frosting(recipe below) or any other frosting you have prepared.Smoothen the frosting. Keep in freezer for 15 minutes or fridge for 30 minutes.This is done so that the next layer comes out clean. Now Coat the cake with a second frosting now.This time be generous in the application. Decorate with colorful sprinklers. Notes Always check the cake 10 minutes before the baking time is over.Every oven behaves a little differently.If you think the cake is burning from top but its still uncooked inside ,cover it with a foil and cook for another 10 minutes.Trim and level the cake before frosting.Place the smooth side of the cake on the top for frosting. 3.5.3226
  • 2 tbsp Sugar 3 tbsp Water Instructions Combine strawberries,sugar and water in a sauce pan. Place on a medium flame and cook till thick. Notes This can be used as a filling in cakes or as a jam for pancakes etc also 3.5.3226
  • 2 cups Yummy Cream Cheese Frosting
  • /1 cup Cream Cheese
  • 3 cups Caster Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup of butter to
  • 3 cups of caster sugar is the normal ratio but i reduced the sugar here as per my liking



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