- All purpose flour/Maida - 1 & 1/2 cups
- Cocoa Powder - 2/3 cups
- Sugar - 1 & 1/4 cups (add 1/4 cups more if you like the cake sweet )
- Vegetable oil - 1/2 cup
- Eggs - 2
- Hot water - 2/3 cups
- Milk - 3/4 cups
- Baking powder - 1 tsp
- Baking Soda - 1 & 1/4 tsp
- Vinegar - 1/4 tsp
- vanilla essence - 2 tsp
- salt - 1/4 tsp
Preheat at 180 degrees.
Butter and line a round baking tin with wax paper .
Sift together the maida , cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt and keep aside .
In a big bowl break in 2 eggs , add sugar , milk ,vinegar , vanilla essence and whisk well by hand until the eggs are mixed well with the rest of the ingredients .( about a minute)
Add in the oil and hot water and whisk again until well combined.(about a minute)
Add in the dry ingredients and whisk until combined (about a minute )
Pour the batter into the tin and bake at 180 degrees for 30 - 45 minutes .
Do check at 30 minutes , over cooking makes the cake dry .
Mine usually gets done by 35 minutes .
You can dust with powdered sugar or do an icing . The cake is very moist and just sweet enough .