The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe – A one bowl chocolate cake recipe that is quick, easy, and delicious! But my mom knew that it was extremely important to keep the cake away from me because she knew that if I was allowed even a tiny amount of sugar, not only would I become intensely hyperactive, but the entire scope of my existence would funnel down to the singular goal of obtaining and ingesting more sugar.
If you were to make this as a last minute contribution to a New Year’s potluck and then, say, accidentally drop it out of the pan while inverting it such that it tragically rips apart into three separate pieces, it looks lovely when torn up and served in a glass bowl as part of a berries and cream trifle.
I haven’t actually made anything from it except this one bastardized recipe I’m about to put down here, but I have a really good feeling about the book because it’s kind of mostly vegetarian, which is how we eat, and everything is seasonal and appealing and tasty looking.
However, the world of chocolate cakes is a vast and often confusing place – damp nutty chocolate cakes, slightly gooey fudgy ones, flourless cakes that are rich and moist but dip a little in the middle… So many types and so much choice, when often I just want a classic sponge recipe, to pimp up with chocolate buttercream and anything else I fancy.
The eggs, i used 3 egg whites, blended til frothy or; If avoiding corn (Ener-G Egg Replacer may use a corn source according to several corn sensitive readers), substitute 1 tablespoon tapioca or potato starch plus 3 tablespoons water for each egg called for in recipe to help binding.