Well I need not have actually bothered much about the title today. Anyway out of habit and the fact that I actually ended up posting it now made all the difference. With great difficulty I ended up with the H, those who are planning to do the Sep BM will know. Sadly I have to share it much ahead and I am hoping I would find a H soon.
The weekend was filled with million things and though I managed to do most of it, I missed doing one that ensured I had a post for the second day. Well I didn't as I was so busy baking cakes. It was Amma's birthday and I wanted to bake the cakes myself. You can check out the cake and see I seriously lacked the decorating skills that I always lament about. Seeing Pavani
's cake, made me realize I could've decorated with just chocolate as well!
Kids were giving me so many ideas and didn't want me to take the cake as such. To say they were disappointed was putting it very mildly. Since I even said I was baking, they felt I spoiled the surprise element. And they insisted I get them gifts to carry for the birthday party. When I said I didn't have anything, they even refused to budge from the place! I had to cajole them so much to draw something and get them books to gift. I wonder how they got into themselves that gifting is a must.
Anyway I said my gifts were the cakes as these were eggless and made just as how Amma would like. I was more than happy when she loved the cakes. I made two of them, so it was more than enough for the whole lot. The frosting was a different one as well. So on the whole it was an eventful day.
Though I was thinking maybe I must share this right away as I wanted to remember the events, I was thinking I was saving it as well. Just goes to show how, however much we plan, things happen just as how it is supposed to be. Now my search for H continues!
Sending this to Sowmya who is hosting my Kid's Delight Event, themed on Sweet Treats for Kids
I was thinking maybe the honey taste will make the kids not like it. I was in for a surprise as both the cakes disappeared shortly and they were disappointed that I didn't make more.
The Sunday does end up being so hectic. How much can one plan for a single day, and needless to day my colleagues commented how I am always tired on a Monday!
Honey Chocolate Cake
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time - 17 mins
All Purpose Flour - 1 & 1/2 cups
Thick Yoghurt - 1 cup
Olive Oil - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Baking powder - 1 & 1/4 tsp
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
Vanilla essence few drops
Cocoa powder - 2 - 3 tsp
a pinch Salt
approx 3/4 cup Milk
Honey - 2 tbsp
How to make the Chocolate Cake with Honey
In a bowl, mix in the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla essence and cocoa powder.
Mix in and add the curds, honey and olive oil. Gently mix in and pour into greased baking pan.
Pre heat the oven at 185 C and bake for 15 mins. Let it cool and transfer to another plate.
Frost with Chocolate Cream icing and serve
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