How to make a delicious homemade chocolate cake

The chocolate cake is one of the favorite desserts of millions of people, I include myself.

It is prepared without any difficulty and in a short time. In no more than 1 hour is ready.

There are many ways to prepare chocolate cake. Some recipes resemble a foot, with a cracker base and a creamier texture. Other recipes are more like a sponge cake, being spongy and a little larger.

In this case I'm going to teach you how to make a chocolate cake with a slightly more compact dough, say with less crumb a cake, and we are going to put a layer of melted chocolate on top of it.

Also, we are going to put chopped nuts, which you can substitute for your favorite dried fruit or if you prefer you do not put anything on it. .

Ready?

homemade chocolate cake

Easy chocolate cake recipe

Ingredients:

  • 200 gr. of flour.
  • 250 gr. of sugar
  • 6 medium eggs
  • 250 gr. of unsalted butter
  • 100 gr. of cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 50 grams of chopped nuts

Coverage of chocolate:

  • 2 tablespoons of icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon of butter

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade.
  2. Put the butter in a bowl and let stand until it is at room temperature and it starts to melt.
  3. Drop the sugar and start mixing using an electric mixer.
  4. Add the eggs. Mix constantly until it becomes creamy.
  5. Add the wheat flour and the yeast. Also put the cocoa powder.
  6. When you have a homogeneous mass add the chopped nuts.
  7. Grease and flour a baking dish and pour the mixture.
  8. Put it in the oven for 30 minutes.
  9. Once the time has passed, prick the cake with a wooden stick to verify that it is ready. If it comes out clean, remove it from the oven and allow it to cool to room temperature.

While resting you can make the chocolate coating.

  1. Heat the butter in a saucepan small, put the icing sugar and cocoa powder. If you want your cover to be a little creamier, add a spoonful of whipped cream.
  2. Mix constantly for a few minutes and remove from heat.
  3. Now just smear your chocolate cake with this delicious and creamy layer of chocolate.
 You can cut your chocolate cake into squares, as if it were a brownie (even if it is not)

You can cut your chocolate cake into squares, as if outside a brownie (even if it is not)

Refrigerate a while in the fridge and you're ready, you have a delicious dessert to eat.

You can put nuts on top for decorate.

Chocolate cake and cookies

There are several ways to make a chocolate cake. One of my favorites is with cookies Maria, it is also very easy to make. It is prepared with flan and the aforementioned cookies.

Click on the link to see how to make a delicious chocolate cake with chocolate.

Other recipes you might like:

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  • A great yogurt cake.
  • This easy chocolate cake
  • If you're dieting or like to eat healthy, check out our healthy dessert page, You will like it.

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