Simple Chocolate Cake

Ingredients

Butter - 250 grams (Unsalted)

All purpose flour (Maida) -250 grams

Sugar -250 grams (powder it)

Eggs - 4

Baking powder -1 ¼ tsp

Cocoa powder -3 ½ tbsp

Curd -1 ½ tbsp ( it should not be sour)

Vanilla essence -1 tsp

Preparation

1.Sieve flour, baking powder and cocoa powder together twice.Beat the butter till soft and fluffy with an electric hand mixer.Add the powdered sugar and beat well.Add eggs and beat for a few more minutes.

2.Then add flour little by little and fold it in the same direction with a ladle. (Do not use hand mixer for this).Add Curd and 1 tsp vanilla essence and mix it.Grease the baking tray with butter and dust little flour on it. Pour the batter in the tray evenly.

3.Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 180 degree C and bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.Cool it for 10 -15 minutes and transfer it on a wire rack.Decorate it as you wish.