Sunday, January 15, 2012

Chocolate Cake(in pressure cooker)


1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp baking powder
40 gms dark chocolate
1 tbsp milk
1 cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup unsalted butter
3 eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1 tbsp chopped walnuts (akhrot)
ghee or butter for greasing

  • On a double boiler add the roughly chopped dark chocolate and little milk, mix well and melt the chocolate. Keep aside.
  • Combine the sugar and margarine and cream it throughly.
  • Sieve the plain flour and baking powder in an bowl.
  • Add the beated eggs, vanilla essence, plain four mixture and chocolate to the cream mixture and blend till smooth in consistency.
  • The mixture should be of pouring consistency, if required add little milk.
  • Grease a cake mould with ghee/butter and sprinkle some flour over it.Pour the cake mixture in it and add the walnuts.
  • Preheat the cooker on high flame for 2 minutes, put the cake mould, cover with the lid, without the whistle and let it cook on high flame for 5 minutes than reduce the flame and cook for 40 minutes(The cooker should not have water in it).
  • After 30 min open the lid and check if the cake is cooked by inserting a knife in it. If the knife comes out clear, than the cake is cooked, if it comes out sticky, let it cook for some time.

# make a layor of sand or salt in cooker before ll prevent cooker to get damaged.

1 comment:

  1. Very helpful blog. This information was too useful for us.

    From - Chennai cakes