How to make Dark Chocolate Sponge -

Even those who are not very fond of chocolate cakes will simply enjoy this one.Fluffy, moist and perfectly leveled – this sponge cake recipe is the one to have as it works every time. A classic, deliciously moist and perfectly trimmed dark chocolate sponge cake. That's what you can expect from this easy chocolate sponge cake recipe.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Baking powder (बेकिंग पावडर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Dark Chocolate Sponge

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Dark Chocolate Sponge Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cocoa powder 1/4 cup

  • Instant coffee powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Butter softened 1 cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Eggs 3

  • Milk 1/4 cup


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease a baking tin.

Step 2

Sift refined flour, baking powder and cocoa powder together into a bowl and set side.

Step 3

Mix coffee powder andone fourth cup waterin another bowl to make a decoction and set aside.

Step 4

Put butter and sugar in a large bowl beatwith an electric beater forone minute. Add vanilla essence and eggs one by one and beat till light and fluffy.

Step 5

Add flour mixture to the butter and sugar mixture and fold in well. Add coffee decoction and mix well. Check the consistency of batter and add a little milk to get the required consistency.

Step 6

Pour the batter into the baking tin and bake in the preheated oven for thirty to thirty five minutes.

Step 7

Remove from the oven and transfer on a wire rack to cool.

Step 8

Use as required.

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