Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Sweetheart Chocolate Cake

This valentine Day I decided to make two separate treat for kids and for my hubby. I chose chocolate cookie for my boy as he adores chocolate a lot and my hubby doesn’t have any special interest when comes to flavor so went on with the same chocolate even for the cake. I wanted to show to my family how much they mean to me and also how much I love them with these special straight from the heart treats. To make it more romantic, I cut the cake in the heart shape with the cookie cutter and it turned out lovely to look at and my hubby was really surprised and he finished off without a speck.


Ingredients
All purpose flour - 3/4 Cup
Granulated sugar - 1/4 Cup

Packed light brown sugar - 1/4 Cup
Cocoa powder - 3 tbsp
Baking soda 1/2 tsp
Milk - 1/2 Cup
Margarine - 3 tbsp

Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
For Chocolate Frosting
Margarine - 1 tbsp
Powdered Sugar - 2/3 Cup
Cocoa powder - 1tbsp
Milk - 2 tsp
 
Method
Heat oven to 350°F.
Grease and flour 8-inch square baking pan.
Stir together flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
Add milk, vanilla extract and beat with whisk until smooth.

Pour batter into prepared pan.
Bake for 20 to 25 mins or until the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool completely. Transfer to cutting board and using a heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut cake into 4 hearts.
Chocolate frosting:
Mix all the ingredients and whisk until smooth, adjust the milk or the sugar powder according to the consistency needed to spread on the cake.
Spread chocolate frosting on top of two hearts and place remaining two hearts on top to make two small cakes. Enjoy!!

20 comments:

  1. Looks so yummy.. soft and moist....

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  2. Cake looks yummy and delicious..nice clicks too..;))also without egg!!!foloowing you..

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  3. That's a lovely cake and nice photo too...

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  4. The cakes look so tasty and attractive. I could almost touch them.

    Deepa

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  5. CUte chocolate cakes, looks sooo delicious..

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  6. They are surely cutie.. and quite apt for the occasion.. Coming here after quite a long time!!!

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  7. very sweet gesture indeed... Lovely presentation n looks decadent..

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  8. cute and lovely cake!..anyone can fall in love with those cakes!

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  9. lovely cake,,like that with out egg,,,I am following u...

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  10. Cake looks yummy and delicious...Nice presentation dear...

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  11. So moist n spongy texture... I just wish if I can have a bite... Lovely clicks!!

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  12. Cake looks so soft .... perfect for the occasion.

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  13. this is so perfect! woow..loved d cute shape..

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  14. looks so moist and chocolaty! Yummy Cake!

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  15. Chocolate cake is my favourite. I feel like having it now itself. Looks yummy and delicious.

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  16. chocolate cakes looks sooo cute and yummy!!

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  17. Soft and moist looks more like brownie....First time here :)

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