Thursday, June 16, 2016


2 cups flat all purpose  flour
3/4 cup of water
250gm unsalted butter at room temperature
200gms of cooking dark chocolate
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup coco powder
4 eggs at room temperature
500gms of castor sugar
2 tbsp coffee powder
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
Steps to follow
Sieve all purpose flour, baking powder,coco powder and salt together.
 Heat water and dissolve the coffee powder.
Beat the eggs and keep aside.
Next double boil chocolate,sugar, butter and coffee.
Once chocolates combined together remove from  heat and allow the  mixture to cool.
Next fold in eggs and milk.
Once the mixture in well combined mix in the dry ingredients don't overdo the mixture.
Bake the cake mixture at 180degree centigrade on 8inch greased
 tin lined with baking paper. 
Allow the cake to cool completely.
Level the top by  removing the excess and flip the cake over the cooling rack.

Chocolate ganache
2 cups heap chopped dark cooking chocolates
150gm of unsalted butter
130 ml of thickened cream

Double boil all three ingredients  together until the chocolates and butter combine together.
Keep whisking but don't overcook.

Put off the heat and pour the ganache over the middle of the cooled cake gently.
In couple of minutes ganache will flow by itself and cover the cake completely.


2cup pitted dates
1 cup self raising flour 
3/4 raw sugar 
60gm butter
2 eggs 
1 tsp baking soda 
1 1/4 cup water 
A pinch of salt 

Melted butter to grease baking paper 
Pecan nut to garnish
Preheat oven to 170degree centigrade.
Chop dates roughly 
In a saucepan add dates and water cook for five minutes. Remove from heat add baking soda.

In a separate bowl combine sugar,egg,salt and melted butter.
Add flour and dates to the mixture.
Grease 20 cm square pan with butter and line it with baking sheet.
Pour the date mixture tap the tin and sprinkle  the top with  pecan nuts and press gently.
Bake on a preheated oven for 20min or unit cooked. 

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Hi all, I was a lazy and dumb cook before marriage. After marriage I started to try different types of foods and found cooking interesting.  I feel happy while trying different varieties of food.Most are south indian authentic recipes from my mother's kitchen.Please feel free to contact me and leave your valuable comment.

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