This simple and delicious chocolate cake without baking powder is a must-try treat. To begin in a bowl add in flour, salt and then sieve in cocoa butter and sift it into the flour bowl. With a spoon, thoroughly combine the ingredients. In different bowl crack in eggs be careful not to get any shells in it, to the eggs add sugar, vanilla essence, and whisk them in together well.
In a saucepan, bring some water to a boil, then set the vessel with the mixed egg on top and stir until the sugar is fully dissolved. When the mixture is lukewarm, turn off the heat. Beat the egg mixture until it is fluffy and doubled in size using a hand mixer, once well-mixed use a spatula and fold in the flour mixture in 3 parts folding it well after each addition until you get one same color.
Then, melt your butter and add the flour mixture, mixing it thoroughly into the butter. batter your round pan and cover it with parchment paper and pour in your batter, use the spatula to get it all in the pan and tap it on the counter to release large air bubbles. Bake the batter for approximately 30 minutes in a 350°F preheated oven.
After cooked, remove it from the oven and stick a toothpick into the middle; if it comes out clean, it is done. Next remove the pan and parchment paper, flip the cake over, and take the bottom pan and parchment paper to cool on the board. Next, take semi-sweet chocolate bars and put them in a glass and milk and melt it on the microwave and once melted stir it up using a spoon to mix till you get a nice consistency, pour it on the top of the cake and spread it using a spoon and let it drip, let it dry and put a strawberry on top of it then slice and put on a plate and enjoy.
- Flour – 1/2 cup 64g
- Eggs – 4
- Sugar – 1/2 cup
- Oil / Butter – 3 tbsp (optional)
- Vanilla Essence – 1/2 tsp optional
- Salt – 1 pinch
- Cocoa Powder – 2 tbsp 15 gm