Thursday, August 7, 2014

Cocoa Butter Cake


Me and my baking story? I think you already know it (Traditional Butter Cake)? My pastime and not hobby. Baking definitely can't be my hobby (Lemon Bars, Mandarin Orange Cake & Milo Cake) and me and baking are not even distant cousins. In fact, we are like touch and go, hit and run, acquaintances. Wish I can actually develop my interest in baking, but trust me, seemingly still inconclusive. What then to the outcome of this happy-tummy, soft and moist Cocoa Butter Cake? The calling for using up the ingredients and maybe, practice must make perfect. Absolutely. Cocoa Butter Cake actually is the other side of the coin to my previous Marble Cake. And pretty much, we need the same ingredients right? Of course. But instead of doing the swirling, I decided I want to a contrast between the dark brown tone (Chocolate Cheesecake) and yellow buttery tone (Sujee Cake). Not at all a letdown. I am sure you are agreeing?
   
Ingredients
113g butter (softened)
113g caster sugar
113g cake flour
2 eggs
1 1/2 tbsp carton milk
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Method
Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time in the mixture, followed by vanilla and milk.
Sift flour and fold in.
Divide mixture into two portions.
Stir cocoa powder into one while the other remain the same.
Add butter into a greased baking pan, after which cocoa mixture over it.
On top of it, add cocoa mixture.
Bake at 165C for 40 mins or until cake is cooked.
Remove from oven and let it cool down.



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23 comments:

  1. This is absolute yumm!! you have mastered baking :D love the color contrast it give claps claps :)

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  2. yea yummy cake with super colour combination

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  3. butter cocoa cake.. yummm.. :D

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  4. The cake looks too delish..Loved the pic..

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  5. Yummy cake with easy recipe bookmarked!!

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  6. o my Gosh Nava .. this cake looks so great.. in fact i do agree thinking what to bake is really a tough part ... once you decide you can go for it easily :) i love the layered idea of your cake.. great job sweet love

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  7. I have been longing to eat a nice piece of marble cake this looks absolutely perfect for that.

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  8. Hi Nava, the cake looks soft and moist. Butter with cocoa is definitely very yummy and great to have it with a cup of hot tea! Cheers and regards :)

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  9. I loved the cake.. Looks so yummy n I like the colors n presentation too :)

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  10. the cake looks yummy , i am loooking for a non egg version of marble cake
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  11. I am getting hungry. I can go for a snack about now.

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  12. Want drooling right over the flavors....... Like the combo!!

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  13. This cake looks so lovely, so fluffy and delicious :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  14. delicious cake n tempting pictures!!!

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  15. wow, looks adorable and beautifull!!!
    cotton soft and really pluffy, great job....

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  16. Even the name of the dish is so delicious and when I saw it..o my god..I wish I could eat it directly from laptop! :D

    Love
    Charu
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  17. What a spongy, soft cake? I can feel it right from here! Love it!!!

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  18. wow love both the flavours....sure nice combo of colours

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  19. Looks so good moist and soft I love the colors too, need a slice with my morning coffee right now :)

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  20. The cake looks terrific, wish i could grab a bite :)

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