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One bowl Chocolate Cake - No Eggs, No Butter, No Milk
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Whip your cake in the baking pan and bake directly; thats how simple this One bowl chocolate cake is. And the bonus point it has no eggs, no butter and no milk.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 8 inch cake
Author: sushma iyer
For Chocolate Cake
Dry Ingredients
  • 1.5 cups Maida or APF
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Wet Ingredients
  • 1 cup Water
  • 6 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
For Chocolate Whipped Cream
  • 1.5 cups Cream
  • 1/3 cup Castor Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
For Simple Sugar syrup
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 3 tbsp sugar
Strawberries and Blueberries for garnish
For Chocolate Cake
  1. Grease your baking tin and line the base with parchment paper. In the same pan sift your dry ingredients. Add sugar and mix everything well.

  2. Next add in the wet ingredients. Mix everything until you see no hint of flour. This would take about 30 seconds. Do not overmix.

  3. Bake in the pre-heated oven at 180°C for 30-32 mins. Do refer notes.

For the Chocolate Whipped cream
  1. Add all the ingredients mentioned for whipped cream in a bowl and whip to soft peaks.

To Assemble
  1. Divide the cake into two using a serrated knife in a see-saw motion.

  2. Apply sugar syrup onto it.

  3. Place half of the whipped cream on top of the base layer. Spread it out. Place a layer of blueberries in the centre.

  4. Layer the other half of the cake on top. Spread the remaining cream on top. Top it off with the remaining cream and garnish with strawberries and blueberries. Highly recommend you to watch my video on youtube for easy understanding. Refer notes for the same.