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Rich chocolate black currant cake (A Special Occasion Cake) Recipes Preparation method

Updated on June 26, 2013

Rich Chocolate Black Currant Cake

Cooking Time
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Serves your family


For the chocolate cake
225 gm flour (maida)
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
3 eggs
190 gm sugar
150 gm butter
3 tbsp chocolate powder

For the topping:
1 1/2 cups black currant jam

For the decoration:
18-20 cherries


Sift the baking powder and soda with the flour (maida). Add the chocolate powder and mix well. Beat the eggs, sugar and butter in a mixture till the sugar is well blended into the eggs and butter to obtain a smooth mixture.

Slowly add this mixture into the flour(maida) ensuring that no lumps are formed.

Grease a non-stick cake tin and pour the mixturei into the tin and bake in a pre-heated oven for 25-30 minutes at 180o C or till a knife comes out smooth when inserted in the centre of the cake. Allow the cake to cool inthe oven. Loosen the side and place on a serving dish.

Spread the black currant jam lavishly on the top and decorate with cherries and serve chilled.


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