Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Devil's Food Cake For Mum's Bday

Baked this cake for my mum's birthday yesterday
She loves chocolate cakes, I baked devil's food cake with a very simple deco :)

Pic below taken last night :)

These two pics below taken this afternoon :)

A very easy to love kind of cake, the whole family enjoyed it so much :)

Recipe is from Small Small Baker, the texture is great, not too moist but not too dry, either
The recipe calls for taller two layered cake, I baked just half recipe with chocolate frosting on top

What you need:
(below is half recipe)
90g butter
190g caster sugar
2 eggs (60g each)
110g self-raising flour
40g plain flour
1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
35g cocoa powder
2 tsp dry instant coffee
60ml water
65ml milk
Chocolate frosting:
60g dark chocolate
60g unsalted butter
  1. Grease 20cm round cake pans, line bases with paper; grease paper
  2. Beat butter and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy; add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after additions
  3. Transfer mixture to large bowl, fold in sifted flours, soda and cocoa with combined coffee, colouring, water and milk, in 2 batches
  4. Pour mixture into prepared pans; bake in preheated oven at 180C for about 45 minutes. Turn cakes onto wire rack to cool
Chocolate frosting:
  1. Combine chocolate and butter in heatproof bowl over pan of simmering water, stir until smooth. Remove from heat. Cool at room temperature until spreadable, stir occasionally while cooling
  2. Pour frosting over the cooled cake and spread evenly

Happy Birthday to my mum, I wish you only the best in everything, cos you deserve it
Love you! XOXO


  1. Oh wow, your cake definitely looks crumbly and moist.

  2. Happy Birthday to your mom!
    The chocolate cake looks really super, Alice.

  3. Alice, the texture looks very nice. I love any kind of chocolate cakes and I love your simple presentation!

  4. This chocolate Birthday cake looks good, thanks for the recipe.

  5. happy birthday to ur mum. this cake looks so good.

  6. Happy Birthday to your mom Alice!
    Psstt, don't tell her the name of the cake otherwise terperanjat dia nanti. Why give me devil on my birthday, why not give me an angel! Hahaha... just kidding!

  7. Hi Alice,
    Happy Birthday to your mom! A beautiful and delicious looking cake, so moist!

  8. Hi Alice, happy belated birthday to your mum. The cake looks delicious, your mum sure very happy.

  9. Oh this is a devil cake for me. Look neat and pretty.

  10. good looking yummy cake

    hmm love it

  11. Can I use this recipe for cupcakes?

  12. Oh my goodness, this looks delicious! I’m definitely making this! thanks for sharing!

  13. Hi. Would like to know what is the size of your cake pan for this recipe?cake size pan for half recipe and also the size of the pan for full recipe?thanks.

    1. as stated in the post, the size of the pan for half recipe is 20cm round
      full recipe uses 2 pans, cos the original cake is actually layered cake



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