Ingredients :

For Cake :

  • 1 1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate)
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 3 Teaspoon Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • 1 Tablespoon Yoghurt (Curd)
  • Pinch of Salt

For Icing :

  • 400 Grams Condensed Milk (Milkmaid)
  • 3 Teaspoon Cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • Chocolate chips or flakes to garnish

Method :

For Cake :

  • Mix 1 cup Milk and 1 cup Sugar in a large bowl.
  • Stir till Sugar dissolves completely.
  • Sieve all purpose flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda and baking powder and add it to the milk.
  • Add curd and mix everything properly.
  • Add vanilla essence and mix till batter atains smooth dropping consistency.
  • Grease the cake mould with butter and all purpose flour and add the above batter into the mould.
  • Preheat the oven at 200 Degrees C and place the cake mould to bake for 20-25 mins.
  • Check by inserting toothpick inside the cake. It will come out clean if cake is baked properly.
  • Remove the cake and let it cool down to room temperature and then demould it.

For Icing :

  • Heat butter in a non-stick pan.
  • Add condensed milk, cocoa powder and vanilla essence.
  • Mix everything nicely and continue heating on medium flame for 7-8 mins.
  • Stir continuosly till the mixture thickens.
  • Remove from the flame and let the icing cool down to room temperature.

Preparation :

  • Prepare sugar water by dissolving 1 Teaspoon Sugar in 2 Teaspoon water.
  • Sprinkle this water on cake to moisten it.
  • Spread the icing on the cake and smoothen out by dipping the spreading knife in cold water intermittently.
  • Cover the cake with icing on all sides and sprinkle choclate chips or flakes for garnishing.

Note :

  1. If icing thickens too much after cooling, add little sugar water and make it to a spreadable consistency.
  2. Baking powder can be made by mixing equal quantities of sodium bicarbonate (Baking Soda) and cream of tartar.