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Wednesday, December 31, 2014



Today i am posting Recipe of Chocolate cake prepared in pressure cooker..yes you heard correct,this is the best alternative when there is no Electricity or on Load shedding Day.Or for those who donot have oven or Microwave oven 

  • Ingredients
  • 2 cups All purpose Flour / Maida
  • 2 eggs (optional,can be replaced by condensed milk 

  • 1/4 cup Oil

  • 2 cups Sugar(powdered)

  • 3 tbsp unsweetened Cocoa Powder

  • 3/4 cup hot water

  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda

  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder

  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice

  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1/4 th tsp Salt 



1)Boil the Water 
2)Beat the Eggs 


1)Sieve the all purpose flour/Maida (see that no lumps are present in the flour)

2)Mix Cocoa Powder/any cocoa based cookies powder ( or alternatively you can use chocolate sauce/or any melted Dark chacolate),All purpose Flour(maida),Baking Powder and Sodium Bi carbanate(cooking Soda),pinch of Salt 

3)Take a big bowl Add Oil, Sugar (powdered) , Hot Water  Mix well 

4)Add Vanila essence to the edible oil mix

5)Add Beaten Eggs and stir throughly , (Optional,you can replace it with condensed Milk)

6)Now Add the sieved Flour and Cocoa mix slowly (Avoid lumps)

7)Take a baking bowl or the bowl in whch you are baking 

8)Grease it with oil in all sides and base,coat the bowl with dry all purpose flour (this will help in removing baked cake)

9)Now Transfer the above contents to Baking Tin/Bowl

10)Take pressure cooker and add salt /sodium bi corbonate as layer at the bottom (this will remove un wanted odour also will reduce chances of blackening the base of pressure cooker 

11)take small bowl which will fit inside the pressure cooker and insert the same in the pressure cooker

12)Pre Heat the Pressure cooker in medium grade temparature of the stove for at least 5 minutes 

13)Place the baking tin/bowl with batter poured in it on the dish placed inside the cooker

14)Now close the lid of the cooker without placing the whistle

15)Heat the Cooker on high flame for 10 minutes 

16)Now bring down the heat to medium and cook for 20 minutes 

17)Check the cake after the given time above with a knife or tooth pick by placing it in the middle of the cake (if nothing sticks to the knife or tooth pick,you are ready with your baking,if any batter sticks,bake it for another 5 minutes check again 

18) switch of the flame and remove the bowl from pressure cooker , let it cool for 15-20 minutes 

19)Slowly run the knife on the corners of bowl/Tin and invert the bowl to remove the baked cake

Note : For Icing of the cake add powdered sugar to butter and add the essence you wish to have and garnish the outer surface of the cake as your taste 

2)Do not add water to the Pressure cooker