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eggless chocolate strawberry cake
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4 from 3 votes

Eggless chocolate strawberry cake

Eggless chocolate strawberry cake is the Indian take on the classic recipe.
Prep Time1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: eggless chocolate cake with strawberries
Servings: 8

Ingredients

For egg-less sponge cake

  • Self raising plain flour 1-¾ cup 1 cup plain,¾ cup wholemeal
  • 75 grams butter
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1-¼ cup condensed milk
  • 125 ml milk ½ cup

For strawberry jam between the layers:

  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 2 tbsp sugar

For whipped cream:

  • 300 ml heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar mix powdered sugar with cornflour(You can also substitute this with 1 tbsp powdered sugar +1 tsp custard powder)
  • Berries for garnish

Instructions

For whipped cream:

  • Mix 300 grams of chilled cream with a hand blender in a steel bowl for 2 minutes, until soft peaks are formed.
  • Add the icing sugar mix and whip it for 4-5 seconds further.
  • Refrigerate till you use this whipped cream.

Note: If you whip for a longer time,cream will get disintegrated.Stop as soon as you get soft peaks.Do not over do it.

    For the strawberry jam:

    • Add sugar to one cup strawberries and leave it for 10 minutes.
    • The berries start releasing water.
    • Now cook this mixture for 15-20 minutes on a low flame till you get a thicker jam like consistency.
    • Keep it aside till it cools.

    Note: You can add more sugar as per your choice, if your strawberries are tart.

      For Egg-less sponge cake:

      • Mix sugar,melted butter and condensed milk using a hand blender.
      • Add all the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients.Mix well with a hand blender.
      • Preheat oven for 5 mins at 180 degrees C(350 F).
      • Grease 2 cake tins (6 inch) with 1 tbsp of butter and layer with baking sheet.
      • Pour the cake mix in the cake tin.
      • Bake the cake for 20 mins at 180 degrees Celsius/ 25 mins at 160 degrees or until a toothpick comes out clean.
      • Let it rest for 1 hour.

      For decoration:

      • On the first cake,spread half of the whipped cream over it.
      • Apply the strawberry jam on the top.
      • Place the second cake over this jam layered cake evenly.
      • Cover the cake with remaining whipped cream evenly.
      • Decorate with berries as per your choice.
      • Refrigerate until served.

      Notes

      Note: Keep the steel bowl and mixer attachment in freezer for 2-3 hours for best results