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eggless double layered chocolate cake
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Eggless double layered chocolate cake

Eggless double layered chocolate cake is the Indian take on the classic recipe.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: double layered, double layered chocolate cake, eggless double layered chocolate cake
Servings: 4
Author: Gaurav

Ingredients

For cake:(For 2 cakes)

  • 3 cup wholemeal flour aata
  • 3 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup pure cocoa powder
  • 2 ½ cup milk with 4 teaspoon vinegar at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Vanilla extract optional
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 tbsp. oil/butter for greasing

Chocolate ganache

  • 300 gm dark chocolate
  • ½ cup +2 tablespoon cream

Instructions

Eggless sponge cake

  • Mix milk(at room temperature) with vinegar and keep it aside for few minutes to curdle.
  • Sift flour and baking soda,add cocoa powder and sugar.
  • Mix well after adding milk-vinegar mixture until you get a smooth consistency.
  • Pour into 2 different cake tins.
  • Bake for 40 minutes(at 160 degree C) or till a knife tip comes out clean.
  • Let it cool completely and turn the pan upside down on a large plate and tap slightly on the bottom of the pan to unmould the cake.
  • Let it rest for 1 hour.

Chocolate ganache

  • Mix cooking chocolate (or you may use chocolate melts) with heavy cream.
  • Cook in a microwave for 1 minute.Alternatively you may use a double boiler or steamer to melt the chocolate on slow heat on gas stove
  • Stir and cook for 1 minute or you can just pour hot cream on chocolate
  • Mix well with spatula and do not use whisk that may add bubbles.
  • Cover with a cling wrap and ensure it touches top of chocolate mix.
  • This ensures that there is no dry crust on top.
  • Let this sit for at least 12 hours at room temperature @ around 20-25 degrees C.
  • If it is too hot and then refrigerate 30 minutes to get a spreadable consistency.
  • If ganache is not spreadable,you may heat in microwave for 15 seconds.
  • Mix with a spatula and spread on cake.
  • This may be bit shiny(especially if heated in microwave) at start.
  • However, you get nice consistency when it sets after 10 minutes.
  • Place second layer of cake on top.
  • Spread chocolate ganache evenly.
  • Garnish with berries and refrigerate 1 hour before you serve.
  • Serve it with ice cream and hot chocolate sauce as per your choice.