L.O.V.E chocolate cake

Hello my fellow travellers,

Sorry for the delay in posting up a recipe! I was busy wrapping things up for university and now I am free! Can’t believe how fast time goes by. Today’s recipe is for anyone who wants to serve up a dessert that will leave your guests impressed and show your love for them.

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This chocolate cake is moist and pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee or tall glass of milk. With a light dusting of icing sugar and a bow of fresh fruit, a bite of this cake will you put you in chocolate heaven.

Recipe

Baked in 9 inch heart shaped cake pan

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1 cup boiling water

1 cup all purpose flour

1/3 cup whole wheat flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1 cup (200 grams) organic cane sugar

2 large eggs

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

Dusting

1 tbsp icing sugar

1 strawberry, halved

Handful of blueberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease tin.
  2. Boil water and pour into heat proof bowl. Add cocoa powder and mix well.
  3. In medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. In bowl of stand mixer (with paddle attachment), cream together softened butter and sugar. Add one egg at a time and mix well along with vanilla extract. Incorporate flour mixture into wet ingredients. Slowly add cooled cocoa water mixture and blend together.
  5. Pour batter into pan and bake for 16-20 minutes. Check at the 16 minute mark. When toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean, the cake is ready.
  6. Dust with icing sugar and decorate with fruit.

Enjoy!

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