This recipe is perfect for a homemade birthday cake, or even a home-cooked dinner. It’s so easy to make, it only takes about 15 minutes from start to finish! The chocolate cake is moist and tender, and the cream cheese frosting is just heavenly!
Even if you are not much of a sweet tooth, you will find this cake irresistible! This is an ideal recipe for kids because there’s not really anything too difficult about making it either.
What are the benefits of making your own birthday cake?
Like most food products, homemade birthday cakes are a great source of nutrients including vitamins and minerals, and antioxidants that protect us from chronic diseases.
They are also a good source of proteins, dietary fats and carbohydrates. They are rich in minerals such as iron, calcium, potassium and vitamins such as B complex and C.
They are also a great source of prebiotic fibers and probiotics that improve the digestion process, and B-12 that is important for brain health and development. A cake made at home can be customised according to your preferences, and will contain nutrients that are beneficial for your health.
You can also choose high-quality ingredients that are also low in calories and fat, and are pesticide-free.
How to make a chocolate cake from scratch
This recipe is perfect for a homemade birthday cake, or even a home-cooked dinner. It’s so easy to make, it only takes about 15 minutes from start to finish!
The chocolate cake is moist and tender, and the cream cheese frosting is just heavenly! Even if you are not much of a sweet tooth, you will find this cake irresistible!
This is an ideal recipe for kids because there’s not really anything too difficult about making it either. The recipe calls for unsweetened cocoa powder, but you can add some natural sweetener if you prefer.
You can also use less sugar if you prefer a less sweet cake, but since it is a special occasion, you probably don’t want to cut it too much! The cake batter can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator until you are ready to bake.
You can also freeze the cake batter in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Note: If you are planning on serving the cake to children, you can cut the cocoa powder to 2 tbsp instead.
How to make a dense chocolate cake
This dense chocolate cake is rich and decadent, but not too sweet. It is perfect for a birthday cake, or as a special dessert or coffee cake! The recipe yields one round cake of 10 inches.
When you make this chocolate cake, you’ll end up with a super moist and flavorful cake. The best thing about this chocolate cake recipe is that it’s so easy to make! The steps are simple, and there’s no need for any special utensils.
You can make the cake the night before, and the next morning you can just pop it in the oven and enjoy! This cake is also a great option if you are looking for a healthy cake recipe. It’s high in protein and fibre, and low in fat. It’s also gluten-free, vegan, and Delicious!
How to make a cream cheese frosting for chocolate cake
This cream cheese frosting is rich, creamy, and sweet. It’s a perfect complement for this chocolate cake recipe! It’s also vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free! The frosting is easy to make and doesn’t even require an electric mixer.
All you need to do is mix the ingredients with a whisk for a few minutes, and you’re good to go! This frosting recipe is versatile and can be used for many cakes, from red velvet to yellow to vanilla.
You can also change the amount of sugar, vanilla, or add in other flavours such as lemon or strawberry. You can even try using different types of cream cheese such as soft or hard, or try using different flavours such as salted or sweet. The possibilities are endless!
Tips before you bake the cake
Wrap the cake in plastic film and keep it in the refrigerator until you are ready to bake. This will help the cake to remain soft and moist. You can also make the cake ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator.
This will allow the cake to stay fresh for 2-3 days. You can also add some chopped maraschino cherries to the cake batter. This will add some flavour and acidity for a refreshing twist. You can also substitute the natural cocoa powder with chocolate chips and make it a chocolate cake. The cake can be kept in the refrigerator for a maximum of 3 days.
Ingredients for Raspberry Cream Cheese Cake:
Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a 20 cm cake tin with baking paper.
2 x 250 g tubs of cream cheese (soft or hard)
3 eggs at room temperature
1 cup sugar, sifted
1 cup plain flour, sifted (plus a little extra for dusting)
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
¾ cup milk, at room temperature (plus a little extra for the frosting) (you can also use 1 ½ tbsp of milk + 1 tbsp of water)
1 tsp vanilla extract or 1 tsp almond extract plus ½ tsp vanilla extract. For the filling: 2 cups raspberries, fresh or frozen (thawed) 2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp cornflour/cornstarch A few drops of red food colouring if you wish to colour the raspberry puree red.
To make the raspberry puree: Place ¼ cup of fresh or thawed raspberries in a small saucepan over medium heat and cook until they start to break down and release their juice. Add 2 tablespoons of water if necessary.
Cook until all the juices are released and you have a thick puree that is easy to stir and scrape up from the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon. Add in an additional tablespoon of water if necessary so that it is not too dry. Set aside while you make the cake filling.
Birthday cakes are one of the most important and delicious events in our lives. They are a cause for celebration and a symbol of pride and love.
A perfect birthday cake should not only be delicious but also beautiful. That’s why it’s important to choose the right recipe for your cake. After all, you don’t want your cake to be just delicious, but tasteful as well.
Chocolate cake is always a great choice for any birthday or celebration. It’s delicious, and can be decorated in many creative ways. No matter the occasion, a cake made of chocolate will always be a hit with your guests. Now, you don’t have to feel limited to the traditional birthday cake recipes anymore!
Q: I would like to make a chocolate cake for my son’s birthday. Can I use any recipe?
A: Yes, you can use any recipe. In fact, there are many recipes for chocolate cakes on the internet. You can also find some good recipe ideas in this article.
Q: What is the best way to store a chocolate cake?
A: You should always store your cakes in an air-tight container or a cake box with a tight lid. This will ensure that your cake stays fresh and delicious for long time to come.
Q: What is the best way of transporting a chocolate cake?
A: You should always buy a special plastic box or container (such as Tupperware) to transport your cake because it’s more suitable than using regular boxes or containers which will not be able to protect the cake well from moisture and air while traveling.