EGGLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE with ALMOND PRALINE TOPPING
Recipe for the cake: Anushruti
Recipe for praline: Amma
Ingredients:For the cake
1 1/2 c flour
1/4 c cocoa powder
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
4 tbsp sugar
1 tin condensed milk
150g butter, melted
1 tbsp vanilla
1 c water
Method: Preheat the oven to 300F/ 150C and prepare an 8 inch cake tin.
In a large bowl,mix the dry ingredients together. Add the melted butter and other wet ingredients to it and beat on high till there are no lumps, about 1 minute. Do not overbeat
. Pour the batter into the cake tin and bake for 25 -30 mins.Cool in tin for 5 mins and then invert onto a cooling rack and cool completely.
For the praline recipe, refer here
Assembly: Place the cake on a serving plate and cover it with a Chocolate Ganache
(half qty). Sprinkle the praline over the cake and cover the sides too, if you like. Decorate the top with rosettes/ stars using whipped cream. If you like, you can make some Lacy Oatmeal Cookies
and pile them up in the centre.