1.Choco Fudge Brownies
Prep time: 15mins Cooking time: 55mins
Pre heat oven to 160 deg. Brush the base of a rectangular baking pan with butter and set aside. Melt chocolate and butter in a double boiler and stir well. Allow to cool.Whisk together eggs and egg yolks. Add this egg mixture to to the cooled down chocolate and combine. Now add the sugar and flour into a bowl . Sift in the cocoa powder. To this add the chocolate mixture and stir gently till just combined. Do not over stir as this will make the Brownies hard. Pour into the greased pan and bake for about 45 minutes.
These Brownies turn out rich and moist.
P.S. Over baking makes them dry.
2. Choco Cake
Prep time: 15 mins Cooking time: 35 mins
Pre heat oven to 350 deg. Grease cake pan.Stir together all the dry ingredients- sugar, flour, cocoa powder,baking pwdr, baking soda and salt. To this add 2 eggs and mix well Next put in the milk, water and veg oil. When well combined add the vanilla extract. Pour batter into pan. Bake for 30-35 mins or till the centre comes out clean when poked. Allow cake to cool. Frost with chocolate, vanilla or orange icing.
Frosting with butter cream- this is a rich delectable topping for cakes. The colour and flavour may be changed as you like.
Mix all ingredients together and evenly spread it all over the cake and it’s sides. Allow to set before serving.
If you wish to make the cake richer you may cut the cake horizontally to get 2 flat pieces and smear the icing on one half and then place the other over it. Press down gently to firm it up. Allow to set fully before serving.
3. Choco Ball
Prep time: 20 mins Cooking time: 5 mins
Break and whisk the eggs in a bowl. Add all the other ingredients and combine well. Grease your palms and roll the mixture into a chocolate ball Wrap in foil and freeze for at least 24 hours. When taken out it can be sliced and served with or without ice cream.
P.S. 2 teaspoons of Brandy or Rum added to the mixture adds to the flavour and cheer!