Devil Food Cake with Chocoholic Chocolate Frosting


by: Aarthi

Hai Friends..Hope you are having a great week.. I have posted the recipe of chocoholic chocolate frosting(Please click on the hyperlink for recipe) before and it was a huge hit with you...This is the cake which I frosted with that icing.. This is one of Nigella Lawson’s recipe...I want to make this from the first time I watched her video... I waited so long to post this recipe and really excited about this one..I can tell you this is one of the best chocolate cake I have ever made..I made this and took few pieces to office and they all loved it... Few weeks back I posted Angel Cake recipe... But this cake is entirely different..It is dark and chocolaty and rich cake...Hence the name.. So hope you like this and let me know if you have an doubts...


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serves: 8

1/2 cup Flour-1

ml Oil-100


cup Sugar-1

Cocoa-50 gms

cup Brown sugar-3/4

tsp Baking soda-1

tsp Baking powder-1

tsp Vanilla-1

Chocoholic Chocolate frosting as needed for icing

Nutrition Facts
Devil Food Cake with Chocoholic Chocolate Frosting

Servings Per Recipe: 8

Amount per Serving

Calories: 290

  • Total Fat: 12.3 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 1.9 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.8 mg
  • Sodium: 215.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.4 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  •     Sugars: 32 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

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1.  Preheat the oven to 180°C(350°F)...Butter two baking pan and dust it with flour and set aside..

2.  Take 250 ml of water in a sauce pan and bring that to boil.Take it off the heat and add in brown sugar and cocoa and mix well..

3.  Add baking powder and baking soda to flour and mix well..

4.  Beat oil,sugar,vanilla together..Add in half of the flour mixture and mix well..

5.  Add in one egg and beat well..Throw in the remaining half of the flour and mix well..

6.  Add in the final egg and mix till combined..

7.  Pour in the cocoa brown sugar mixture and mix well..

8.  Divide this batter in two tin and bake this for 30-35 mins or until the skewer comes out clean..

9.  Let it cool before you take it out of the tin...Let this cool completely on the wire rack before icing.

10.  Get your icing done...

11.  Take the cake and add a dollop of this frosting..Sandwich with other cake and cover the entire cake with this frosting...

12.  Refrigerate till serving...Slice and serve...

Cooks' note:
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