Chocolate Cake with Chocolate glaze icing

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Birthdays,Dinner parties,PotLuck,Get togethers…!There are so many reasons to celebrate life!And to make those celebrations complete,what more can be more suiting than a very yummy and delicious cake!?!So today my reason to celebrate was my little girl’s Birthday!So I made this Chocolate cake with a chocolate glaze as the icing!

Enjoy this super chocolatey,delicious and moist Chocolate cake to satisfy your chocolate cravings.This is very easy to bake and the aroma that fills the air..Its unexplainable!The Icing that I have given is a very simple glaze icing with the most easily available ingredients.And more over the glaze does not require butter or cream for its preparation!So what are you waiting for?

Go…!Make,Bake the delicious Chocolate Cake!



  • Flour – 2 cups
  • Sugar – 1 1/2 cups
  • Cocoa powder – 3/4 cup.
  • Baking soda – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt -a Β pinch
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Vegetable Oil – 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
  • Instant coffee powder – 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Hot water – 1 cup
  • Eggs – 2


  • Powdered Sugar – 1 1/2 cup.
  • Cocoa Powder – 4 tbsp.
  • Salt – 1 pinch.
  • Milk – 4-5 tbsp
  • Vanilla Essence – 1tsp.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degree F. Grease and flour the cake pan.
  2. Add a tbsp of instant coffee powder to the hot water and keep aside.
  3. In a large bowl, sieve the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add the sugar and mix well with the dry ingredients.
  4. Make a well in the center and add the milk, oil, vanilla essence and beaten eggs and mix. Finally add the hot coffee mixture and mix. Do not over mix.
  5. Pour the cake batter into the prepared cake pan and bake in the middle rack of the oven for 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Start checking from 35 minutes onwards.
  6. Cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes before inverting onto a wire rack. Bring to room temperature. If the cake has a dome shape, use a serrated knife and slice the dome off and level the cake till it has a flat top.

For Glaze:

  1. Sieve together Powdered Sugar,Cocoa Powder and Salt.
  2. Now to this add 4-5 tbsp of milk.(The consistency should be that of a thick one,pourable onto the cake)
  3. Whisk well using a wire whisk.Now add vanilla essence and again whisk well.
  4. Pour this onto the top of the cake so that it spreads uniformly(Gently shake the plate or the rack in which the cake is on gently for uniform spreading).
  5. Allow to set(untouched) for 30 minutes.Then decorate accordingly.(Refer picture)





19 thoughts on “Chocolate Cake with Chocolate glaze icing

    Foodie Adam & Cookie Eve said:
    August 28, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    Wow, beautifully decorated, you are a home baker too?!awesome

      food passion and love responded:
      August 28, 2014 at 5:52 pm

      I am just a beginner dear…only the glaze done by me..the decorations are by my lil gal ❀

    Malar said:
    August 28, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    Awesome Shannu!!!! Happy birthday to your little girl πŸ™‚

    Lori said:
    August 28, 2014 at 6:14 pm

    Happy birthday to your little girl! Yummy cake!!

    Chitra Jagadish said:
    August 28, 2014 at 10:01 pm

    wow incredible…happy bday to your little angel and just gorgeous looking cake it is and lovely treat on a special occasion….your genius in baking as well….g8 dear…

    mommycookforme said:
    August 28, 2014 at 11:01 pm

    Wonderful! Happy birthday to your little girl!!! πŸ™‚

    radhikasethi said:
    August 28, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    Super Super CUTE! Happy bday to your sweetie.. πŸ™‚

    Traditionally Modern Food said:
    August 29, 2014 at 1:58 am

    Happy birthday to the lo:-) beautiful cake

    Nish Kitchen said:
    August 29, 2014 at 4:54 am

    Looks beautiful!! Totally craving for chocolate cake right now!!!

      food passion and love responded:
      August 30, 2014 at 3:23 am

      Thanks dear…try it out..its an easy recipe ..both the cake plus the glaze

    shalzzzzz said:
    August 29, 2014 at 6:10 am

    Oh dear Lord!! It’s so cute!! ❀ ❀

    skd said:
    August 29, 2014 at 8:14 am

    It is so prettily delicious. Your girl must have been super excited πŸ™‚

    Violets&Vanilla said:
    August 29, 2014 at 5:23 pm

    Chocolate…any time , any day!…lovely cake.

    MonuTeena RecipesPassion said:
    August 30, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    hope i could get a slice dear

    CHOCOLATEY EASTER EGGS « foodpassionandlove said:
    May 18, 2015 at 3:10 am

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