EGGLESS CHOCOLATE SPONGE CAKE

By popular demand i am sharing this recipe with all of you. I had decided to make this chocolate cake for diwali because my daughter did not feel like eating any traditional sweets!! I made it vegetairan because we dont eat eggs or meat on that day (another thing is that it did not even last a day!!!) . The cake is not a big one, and its more like a dessert cake if served with chocolate sauce, cream or icecream. Its soft and moist and a little crumbly so do take care!! I have used dark chocolate bar in this recipe instead of cocoa powder. Anyways here you go!!
INGREDIENTS:
125 grams of white yogurt
3/4 cup of sugar
75grams of dark chocolate bar (70% cocoa) melted with 2 tablespoons of milk in the microwave
1/2 cup of ordinary cooking oil
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1.5 cups of white flour , sifted
1.75 teaspoons of baking powder
3/4 teaspoons of soda bicarb
4-5 tablespoons of milk if needed
METHOD:
Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Mix the room temperature yogurt with the sugar and meanwhile melt the chocolate bar with the milk and add to the yogurt. Mix well and then add the baking powder and baking soda and let it get frothy (will take about a minute) . Add the sifted flour slowly alternating with the oil and then lastly add the salt and the milk if the batter is too thick. Lower the oven to 180 degrees and put the batter in a greased tin and bake till done. It should take about 30-40 minutes. Cool and then slice!!!
Thats it!!!

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14 Responses to EGGLESS CHOCOLATE SPONGE CAKE

  1. Naz says:

    Hi, Do i have to use dark chocolate or can i also use milk chocolate?? Please reply as soon as possible.
    Thanks

  2. Naz says:

    Looks yummy 😉

  3. nituchugani says:

    Naz you can also use milk chocolate if you wish and thank you for liking my recipe 🙂

  4. Mamta Mulchandani says:

    hi can i make this cake without chocolate and use vanilla essence pls let me knw

  5. Mamta Mulchandani says:

    and one more question sorry Can i use unsalted butter instead of oil? if yes how much

  6. mamta says:

    hey can u please telme again if i skip the chocolate do i need to put extra 75gms of maida instead of the chocolate…? making this for my hubby for valentines day..plus there is some charity thing here tomo making for tht…hope it turns out well 🙂

    • nituchugani says:

      hi mamta…if your making a vanilla cake just follow the recipe and omit the chocolate bar. Dont add any more white flour because i used chocolate bar in this recipe and not cocoa powder. Just omit the chocolate bar ok…good luck and hope it turns out well 🙂 do let me know ok?

  7. mamta says:

    hey my cake turned out gr8 added a little bit of the chocolate powder though :):)…and out of the left over cake…i made mud cakes putting it in a small glasses…my hubby loved both…tomo taking a few pcs for the charity show…thx tc

  8. nituchugani says:

    Mamta…i am soo happy 🙂 have a lovely day 🙂

  9. Rafeeda says:

    I baked this cake and everybody loved it, even though it tasted different from normal cakes with egg, maybe because of the yogurt! It was really fluffy and crumbly…

  10. nituchugani says:

    Rafeeda..thank you so much for your feedback and for trying my recipe…much love

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