Chocolate Cake with fresh cream frosting | Butter less cake

A simple chocolate cake with no butter but using oil instead, tastes great and can be a base for any celebration cakes.It's easy to make and tastes awesome.
Serves: 15 
Level: Moderate
Prep time: 25 mins + decoration time
Cooking time: 35 min + cooling time


For Cake.....
All-purpose flour  2 1/8 cups (265g)
White sugar  - 1 1/2 cups  (300g)
Unsweetened cocoa powder   - 3/4 cup  (65g)
Baking powder - 1 1/2  teaspoons (7g)
Baking soda  (3g)
Salt 3/4  teaspoon (5g)
Egg   - 3 Large
Milk  1 cup (235ml)
Sunflower Oil  1/2 cup (120ml)
Vanilla extract  - 1 tablespoon (15ml)
Fresh Cream Frosting.....
Vanilla extract   - 1 teaspoon (5ml)
Heavy whipping cream   - 4 cups (710 ml) 
Confectioners' sugar   -1/3 cup (40 g) (to taste)


  • Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C .Grease and flour two 9 inch, round, cake pans; cover bottoms with waxed paper.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients ;flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt and set aside. Mix wet ingredients Milk and Oil in a bowl.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, vanilla and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  •  Add Dry and Wet ingredients alternatively to the Egg mixture and beat until well incorporated.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for 35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in Center comes out clean. Cool pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Loosen edges, and remove cakes to cool completely.
  • Combine whipping cream,vanilla extract and confectioner's sugar in a chilled medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form.
  • With long serrated knife, split each cake layer horizontally in half. Tear one split layer into crumbs; set aside. Reserve 1 1/2 cups Frosting for decorating cake.
  • To assemble,place one cake layer on cake plate. Spread 3/4th cup frosting; Top with second cake layer; repeat layer of 3/4th frosting. Top with third cake layer. Frost side of cake. Pat reserved crumbs onto frosting on side of cake. Spoon reserved frosting into pastry bag fitted with star decorator tip. Pipe the design on to the cake.

1 comment:

  1. Please post a blog for simple Cake decorations without fondant . Only pictures would also do


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