Saturday, May 23, 2009

Nutty Rich Chocolate Cake


Ingredients

100 gms milk chocolate grated

100 gms butter softened at room temperature

1 tsp baking powder

2 tsp vanilla essence

1 cup Maida

2 eggs

3/4 cup castor sugar

1/2 cup finely chopped cashewnuts

1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts

5-6 raisins 

few chopped cashews for garnishing

Method

  • Sieve Maida and baking powder and then keep aside
  • Melt milk chocolate in microwave for 1-2 minutes or in a double boiler till it melts
  • Take a bowl, break the eggs,add castor sugar,butter and beat well with a help of an electric beater for 10 minutes 
  • Then add the melted chocolate,vanilla essence,sieved Maida, walnuts,raisins,cashewnuts and mix well for 5 minutes till all the ingredients are well blended
  • Grease a square baking dish and pour the chocolate cake mixture,garnish all over evenly with nuts  and then bake in a preheated oven at 180 C for 30-35 minutes or till done
  • Cool on a wire rack and then cut into squares and serve