Chocolate Mud Cake


Cake:

Flour – 1 ¼ cup
Cocoa powder – ½ cup
Baking powder – 1 tsp
Baking Soda – 1 tsp
Powdered sugar or castor sugar – 1 ¼ cup
Eggs – 2
Milk – 1 ¼ cup
Hot water – ¾ cup
Oil – ¼ cup
Salt – 1 pinch
Vanilla extract – 1 tsp

Frosting:

Icing sugar – 1 cup 
Powdered sugar – 1 cup
Cocoa powder – ¾ cup
Softened cooking butter – ½ cup
Milk – ¼ cup
Vanilla extract – 1 tsp

  • Mix all the ingredients to make a thick mixture. Keep aside till the cake is done.

Method:

    Chocolate Mud Cake
  • In a large bowl sift together maida, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Keep it aside.
  • In a moisture-free bowl, add the eggs, and beat it till its very fluffy, this may take about 10 to 15 minutes with an egg beater. Now add the milk, oil, vanilla extract and boiling water to the eggs. Beat again at medium speed for a minute or until the mix is well-combined.
  • Add the powder ingredients to the batter and mix slowly till it’s well-combined. Pour into a greased round pan and bake at 170° C until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. This may take about 30 to 40 minutes, but start checking on the cake after 20 minutes. When it’s done, keep it aside to cool.
  • When it’s cooled completely, top with the frosting.
  • Store in the refrigerator for atleast a couple of hours before serving.