Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs, Indian Style

Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs, Indian Style

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chocolate sponge cake with eggs recipe | Indian style chocolate sponge cake | basic chocolate cake | with amazing 27 images.

Who can resist the temptation of sinking their teeth into a soft, rich and gooey chocolate sponge cake? An all-time favourite, the chocolate sponge cake fits perfectly into any occasion, and is a must-add to everybody’s cooking folders. A perfect cake presentation relies on a perfect sponge, and here is how you can achieve such an ideal rich chocolate sponge cake with eggs.

This chocolate sponge cake recipe is super moist and delicious. We have used eggs which make the cake super spongy and soft.

This Indian style chocolate sponge cake recipe is made with the most basic baking ingredients that are easily available in every well maintained Indian household pantry and this recipe uses minimum of ingredients. The recipe is so easy that even a amateur would not go wrong with it as it is hassle free.

To make chocolate sponge cake with eggs, sieve the plain flour, baking powder and cocoa powder in a deep bowl and keep aside. Sieving is important as it makes the sponge light and airy. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl, mix well using a spatula till smooth. Keep aside. Add the eggs, one at a time and mix gently with help of a spatula. Finally, add the plain flour-cocoa powder mixture, vanilla essence and milk and fold gently using a spatula.

Grease and dust a175 mm. (7") diameter cake tin and transfer the batter into it. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 30 minutes. Keep aside to cool slightly. Demould and use as required. Make sure to use good quality dark cocoa powder to get maximum flavors in your chocolate sponge cake. Also, see to that all the ingredients to be at room temperature ingredients so they emulsify better.

Make this perfect dessert recipe, chocolate sponge cake with eggs recipe for your kiddos birthday or planning for a high tea party at home.

Enjoy chocolate sponge cake with eggs recipe | Indian style chocolate sponge cake | basic chocolate cake | with detailed step by step recipe photos below.

Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs, Indian Style recipe - How to make Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs, Indian Style

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  35   Baking Temperature:  200ºC (400ºF)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cake
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Ingredients


For Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs
5 tbsp cocoa powder
1 1/4 cups plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup butter
1 cup powdered sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
6 tbsp milk

Method
For chocolate sponge cake using eggs

    For chocolate sponge cake using eggs
  1. Sieve the plain flour, baking powder and cocoa powder in a deep bowl and keep aside.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl, mix well using a spatula till smooth. Keep aside.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time and mix gently with help of a spatula.
  4. Finally, add the plain flour- cocoa powder mixture, vanilla essence and milk and fold gently using a spatula.
  5. Grease and dust a 175 mm. (7") diameter cake tin and transfer the batter into it.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 30 minutes.
  7. Keep the chocolate sponge cake aside to cool slightly. Demould and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per slice
Energy418 cal
Protein7.8 g
Carbohydrates47.8 g
Fiber1.5 g
Fat22.4 g
Cholesterol55.7 mg
Sodium288.4 mg
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Tips to make the perfect sponge cake

  1. Make sure you sift the flour well. This step is very important as it makes the cake light and airy. 
  2. Beating of the butter with an electric beater and then adding the sugar is important to make the cake fluffy.
  3. After adding the eggs make sure you add a tbsp of flour, as said in the recipe, as this prevents curdling of the batter.
  4. While adding the remaining flour to the batter, use the cut and fold method to retain the airation.
  5. After pouring the batter in the greased and dusted tin, put it to bake immediately in a pre-heated oven.
  6. Allow the chocolate sponge cake with eggs recipe | Indian style chocolate sponge cake | to cool completely and then serve then in wedges.

Batter for rich chocolate cake

  1. To make the batter for chocolate sponge cake with eggs recipe | Indian style chocolate sponge cake | place a sieve on the bowl. Measure out all the other ingredients and have them ready to use. Preheat the oven at  200°C (400°F).
  2. Place the plain flour on the sieve.
  3. Add baking powder. It is a leavening agent used to give the sponge cake rise.
  4. Add cocoa powder. Using good quality dark cocoa powder to get maximum flavors in your chocolate sponge cake.
  5. Sift the maida, baking powder, and cocoa powder together in the deep bowl and keep aside. This will remove any lumps and impurities from the flour before it incorporates into the batter.
  6. In another deep bowl, add butter at room temperature. It is important for all the ingredients to be at room temperature ingredients so they emulsify better.
  7. Cream the butter in a bowl with an electric beater for 1 minute. If you do not have an electric beater then make use of a wire whisk but it would be a tedious task.
  8. Add sugar.
  9. Cream it with an electric beater for 2 to 3 minutes till it is light and fluffy.
  10. Add an egg. Eggs are a leavening agent as they incorporate air into the batter, which will expand in the oven and cause the cake to rise.
  11. Also, add 1 tbsp of the sifted flour mixture.
  12. Beat with an electric beater till the egg is just mixed. You can also use a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
  13. Repeat steps 10 and 11 2 more times.
  14. Beat with an electric beater till the egg is just mixed. It's important not to beat the batter too much, mix just long enough to make it smooth.
  15. Add the remaining flour. Add vanilla essence. It helps in removing the egg smell from cakes. You can use anything like rose water, lemon or orange peel, coffee water.
  16. Add milk.
  17. Fold gently using a spatula. Ensure you do not over mix at any stage or else the air will escape and result in a deflated cake.
  18. Beat with an electric beater for 30 seconds to mix uniformly. If you feel like the beater is going to be too damaging to the cake mixture, please by all means fold it in by hand. Our batter for chocolate sponge cake with eggs | Indian style chocolate sponge cake | is ready!
  19. Mix lightly with a spatula till no lumps remain and our rich chocolate cake batter with eggs is ready.

Baking rich chocolate cake

  1. To bake chocolate sponge cake with eggs | Indian style chocolate sponge cake | grease a 175 mm. (7") diameter cake tin with butter or oil.
  2. Line it with parchment paper or dust it with flour, knocking out the excess to make the surface non-stick.
  3. Pour the chocolate sponge cake batter into it and smoothen the top by tapping the cake tin on your worktop.
  4. Bake chocolate sponge cake with eggs in a preheated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and keep aside to cool slightly. The cake is cooked when it looks well risen and fluffy.
  5. Check if the chocolate sponge cake has cooked well or no is to insert a skewer into the center of the cake - it should come out clean.
  6. Invert the tin over a rack
  7. Tap sharply to unmold the chocolate sponge cake with eggs | Indian style chocolate sponge cake |
  8. Gently run a knife around the edge and turn the basic chocolate sponge cake out of the mould and use as required. Listing down some popular chocolate cake variants from our website: No Flour Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Nut Cake, Chocolate Fudge Cake, Chocolate Coconut Cake, Gluten- Free Chocolate Sponge Cake are. 

Reviews

Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs, Indian Style
 on 09 Jul 20 10:47 PM
5

Hello Mam, I want to try this recipe but I don''t understand how much 1 cup measurement will be in grams. Could you please inform me so that I can use exact measurements.
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 16 Jun 19 07:42 PM
5

comes out really good
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 12 Feb 18 05:18 PM
5

hi ma''am, what should I do if power goes out while I''m baking cake? should I restart with preheating the oven?
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 10 Jan 18 11:09 AM
5

Hi ma''am can we use milkmaid instead of powdered sugar..if yes then how much should be the quantity of milkmaid..thnx😊
Tarla Dalal
10 Jan 18 02:40 PM
   Hi Mukta, You will have to see the consistency and sweetness and add..or you try the below sponge recipe which uses condensed milk... https://www.tarladalal.com/Eggless-Chocolate-Sponge-Cake-(-Cakes-and-Pastries)-32921r
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 13 Dec 17 09:19 PM
5

Hi mam Excellent cake n recipe... I tried it came out very well but I felt less sugar ... can i add little more sugar??...
Tarla Dalal
14 Dec 17 04:18 PM
   Hi, Yes you can add sugar if needed.
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 19 Jul 17 11:20 AM
5

How much time should I preheat the oven madam. Thanks Mary.
Edited after original posting.
Tarla Dalal
19 Jul 17 01:33 PM
   5 minutes at 200C.
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 14 Feb 17 05:31 PM
5

hi, can i prepare this cake in a microwave.
Tarla Dalal
19 Jul 17 01:36 PM
   Yes. Please follow this recipe. https://www.tarladalal.com/Microwave-Chocolate-Sponge-Cake-4944r
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 07 Feb 17 06:16 AM
5

My cake doesnt cook from the center and sinks as well in the middle. Please advice. I tried it twice and same thing happens.
Tarla Dalal
19 Jul 17 03:24 PM
   Cake making is an art and the size of the tin is very imp, if you use a smaller one than the mentioned size it will create the problem you faced and also make sure the oven is pre-heated and baked at a correct temp and also bake in the middle rack.
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 02 Oct 16 04:53 AM
5

I tried this recipe with whole wheat flour, came out really well, my hubby n my son enjoyed it a lot, thank you for the great recipe
Tarla Dalal
03 Oct 16 08:50 AM
   Hi Preetha, Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries)
 on 25 Jun 16 06:19 PM
5

Can you tell me how many servings will 1 cake serve
Tarla Dalal
27 Jun 16 08:56 AM
   Hi Kanika, It will make 6 wedges.
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