The cool thing is that you can make the cake for almost any type of event.
· 2 saucepans · 3 egg yolks · Heat-safe bowl · 2/3 cup butter, room temperature · 2/3 cup boiling water· Spatula· 1 tsp. baking soda· 1 tsp. baking powder· 2 tsp. vanilla extract· Whisk· 2/3 cup sour cream· Two cake pans· Spatula· 2 2/3 cup butter, room temperature· 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate· 2/3 cup boiling water· 2/3 cup butter, room temperature· 2 2/3 cup sugar· Standing mixture with paddle attachment
Preheat an oven to 325 F and then fill a saucepan with water and bring it to boil. After turning off the heat, rest the bowl on the inside rim of the saucepan. You should be cautious when doing it. Ensure that you place the bowl just above the water height. This is to prevent the chocolate from overheating.
Gradually add egg yolks and vanilla into the mixture and beat them until they are fully incorporated. The purpose of adding eggs is to prevent the batter from separating. Eggs at room temperature have been shown to result to a more cohesive batter. When you get a good mixture, beat in the melted chocolate.
Sift all the dry ingredients. These include: salt, powder, flour, and soda.
Beat the battery until it gets smooth. When doing it be cautious that you don’t over-mix. You should then prepare the baking pans using pan spray and divide the batter evenly. Finally, bake your cake until it springs back to the touch.
This is a guide on how to make a chocolate cake. To complete the look of the cake, use a variety of frostings and fillings. You have a wide range of fillings to choose from. It’s up to you to choose the one that you like.