Steamed Moist Chocolate Cake

 

IMG_8035Steamed Moist Chocolate Cake

120g plain flour
50g cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 eggs lightly beaten
200g fine granulated sugar
187g butter, melted or you can use corn oil
200 ml evaporated milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Method:

1. First, combine sugar, milk, vanilla extract and butter in a saucepan and cook over low heat until sugar disolved and butter is melted.  Leave aside to cool to sightly.  Add the beaten eggs into the mixture, stirring as you pour. Mix well.

2. Sift the dry ingredients into a large bowl and pour the wet ingredients over the flour mixture and stir until well mixed.  The batter will be runny. Heat up the steamer now.

3. Pour the cake batter into a lined and greased 8″ round or 7″ square baking pan and place pan into the steamer.  Cover the top of the pan loosely with a piece of aluminium foil to prevent droplets from falling on the cake. Steam over medium heat fo 45 minutes or until cooked.

Cool the cake a little in the pan before turning out on the rack to cool the rest of the way before frosting.

IMG_8042Chocolate Ganache:

200g bittersweet chocolate chunks
100g heavy cream
30 g of butter

Bring cream and butter to a boil. Spread the chocolate chunks out in a bowl and pour the hot cream over it. Stir until the chocolates has melted and turned smooth then set it aside so it can chill down to room temperature while you wait for your cake to down.

IMG_8049

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: