Introduction of whole wheat chocolate
- Who doesn’t enjoy a good chocolate bar or a piece of cake? Or, better yet, a whole damn cake to yourself? We are not the ones to complain if someone offers us a whole cake, that too a choco cake? Hell no.
- It doesn’t matter if someone is 5, 25, 55, or 85, chocolate cake doesn’t know any age.
- The chocolate cake also goes with every mood. Happy? Grab a piece of chocolate cake to celebrate your happiness.
- Sad? Mourn while eating a piece of chocolate cake to let all your heavy emotions out. Grumpy? Chocolate cake can lift your mood.
- Wait! You’re telling me you like chocolate cake but also want to stay healthy while consuming it? I feel you. That’s why we’ve come up with a topic that you can’t help but enjoy. Whole wheat chocolate cake
- If you go through a whole guilt trip whenever you bring a piece of chocolate close to your lips then this whole wheat chocolate cake recipe is just ideal for you.
- Containing 50 percent whole wheat flour in addition to all-purpose flour makes the whole wheat cake recipe slightly healthier and a lot tastier.
- Ideal for breakfast or as a snack in between meals this cake consists of egg and premium quality dutch pressed cocoa powder and to make it even 10x tastier, chocolate chunks can be topped on it to give this cake a final touch.
- ½ cup of Whole wheat flour (Aata)
- ½ cup of All-purpose flour (Maida)
- 1 ½ cup of Sugar
- 2 Eggs – you can skip eggs if you’re looking forward to making an eggless cake recipe, we will also mention it below.
Another whole wheat choco cake
- ⅓ cup sunflower oil (any neutral flavored refine oil) – Rice bran oil or canola oil can be used as an example. You can also use make use of butter to get a rich taste.
- ⅓ cup of Milk – You can use regular milk or plant-based milk such as almond milk, cashew milk, etc can also be used if you are looking for vegan substitutes.
- 2 tbsp of Cocoa powder – Use good quality Dutch-processed Cocoa Powder, specifically available for baking.
- Country bean: Hot choco (optional) – You can use cocoa powder solely or you can use any chocolate drink mix. Also, this process is completely optional. Here in this recipe, we have replaced half of the cocoa powder with an equal amount of hot cake.
- ½ tbsp of Baking Powder (only if you’re not using eggs)
- To remove any chunks, mix the dry ingredients well in a bowl and sifter them at least once.
- Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl, suitably a larger one, until they are loose and fluffy.
- Then add the sugar to the eggs and mix until the sugar is completely dissolved.
- Now add oil to the egg and sugar mixture and whisk in the oil for a few seconds.
5. Keep your oven pre-heated at 180 degrees celsius and grease the nonstick cake pan and then dust it with flour.
6. Add one-third of the dry ingredients and half of the milk to the egg and sugar mixture. And whisk it on low speed until everything is thoroughly combined.
7. Now, mix the remaining dry ingredients and milk. Mix gently with a silicone spatula until everything is just thoroughly combined.
8. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Chop up some chocolate and sprinkle it on top.
9. Bake it for approximately 30 minutes.
- If you decide not to use the hot chocolate mentioned in this article and only use cocoa powder then that would be completely fine too.
- But in that case, you have to use ¼ cup of cocoa powder to make the cake taste delicious.
- If you are looking forward to making an eggless whole wheat chocolate cake, then all you have to do is replace the eggs mentioned in this recipe with an additional 1/2 teaspoon of Baking Powder.
- or you can add a mashed banana or ¼ cup of Apple sauce and it will turn out tasty just like it would’ve if it consisted eggs.
- Another important point to remember while making whole wheat cake is that cakes made entirely of whole wheat flour are typically dense and drier.
- They are, however, free of refined flour and are thus healthier. So if you want your wheat cake to consist of 100% whole wheat then you can simply replace the all-purpose flour (APF) with whole wheat flour (WWF) and increase the baking time by 2- 4 minutes.