In Gujarati
Chocolate Cake
For Sponge:
  • 125 gm Maida
  • 1/4th t.spn. Soda-bi-carbonate
  • ½ t.spn. Baking powder
  • 3 tb.spn. Cocoa powder
  • 50 gm Butter
  • 200 gm Condensed milk
  • 200 ml. Aerated cola drink
For Icing:
  • 125 gm Margarine
  • 125 gm Icing sugar
  • 1 cup chocolate (bitter)
  • Food colour (optional)
  • Chocolate essence or drinking chocolate.


  • sieve mixer of maida, baking powder, soda & cocoa powder twice.
  • Lightly grease the baking tin with butter & dust it with maida flour.
  • Preheat the oven or cooker for 10 mins.
  • Take butter in a vessel & beat it.
  • Add condensed milk & beat again.
  • Add maida mixer alternating with cola drink till maida & drink are over.
  • Stir it for 2-3 mins.
  • Batter must have dropping consistency.
  • Pour it into baking tin & bake.
  • For baking in cooker, remove the whistle & ring, put some black sand in cooker & keep the tin on it at medium flame.
  • To check, see at the whistle nozzle of the cooker.
  • When sponge is ready, you will see some white smoke that indicates it is baked.
  • It will take about 35 – 40 mins.
  • When done, cool & tap gently to remove cake on siever or any wire rack.
  • Cool & slit cake horizontally in two.
  • Place one part on a plate.
  • Moist it with sugar water (1-cup water & 2-tsp Sugar).
  • Melt chocolate (double boiling method) pour over cake & place the other half over it.
  • Sprinkle sugar water & decorate it with icing.
  • Beat margarine well with a beater (preferably electric beater).
  • After it is smoothen, add icing sugar little by little & beat well.
  • Add chocolate essence or drinking chocolate, cocoa powder & food colour (optional).
  • Decorate your cake with icing and tempt the watering mouth of our loved ones.
Alternative homemade condensed milk:
  • Mix & blend ½ cup milk powder.
  • 1/4th cup lukewarm water or milk & Sugar (as per taste).
  • Do not use milk for sweets.
  • Boil 500 gm cow’s milk to 300 gm.
  • Add sugar & blend it well.
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