Thursday, September 06, 2012

CHOCOLATE BUTTERMILK SHEET CAKE



Indulge yourself with this heavenly moist and fudgy chocolate sheet cake - perfect for celebrations - birthdays, weddings etc.  Make the most of it with this scrumptious recipe  It's perfect for serving to a crowd. It keeps so well that you can easily prepare it a day ahead and it will stay moist. 


For the Cake
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon espresso powder
1/2 cup (4 ounces) butter
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup Greek yogurt (fat-free or low fat)
1/2 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
2 extra large eggs, at room temperature
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

For the Frosting
1/4 cup butter
3 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
3 Tablespoons buttermilk
2 1/4 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

For the Cake
Preheat the oven to 350° F.  Grease and flour a 9x13-inch pan or a 10x15-inch jelly roll pan; set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt; set aside.

In a medium saucepan, bring the water, butter, cocoa powder, and espresso powder to a boil, stirring constantly.  Pour the hot mixture over the dry ingredients and whisk together until smooth.  In a separate bowl, whisk together the yogurt, buttermilk, eggs, and vanilla.  Pour the buttermilk mixture into the cake batter and whisk until smooth.

Scrape the batter into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 20-25 minutes.

For the Frosting
Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan melt the butter over medium heat.  Remove from the heat and add the cocoa powder, buttermilk, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla, whisking until smooth.  Return to low heat and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.  Pour the warm frosting over the warm cake, spreading evenly with an offset spatula.  Allow the cake to cool completely before serving.  Enjoy!

Source: Adapted from The Joy of Cooking, 1997


Satu lagi resipi chocolate cake yang ringkas dan sedap. Sesuai dengan namanya Sheet cake, kek ini adalah nipis dan mudah. Boleh gunakan apa-apa frosting tetapi saya lebih gemar menggunakan chocolate frosting. Memang kaya dengan chocolate, lembap dan fudgy..sesuai untuk sebarang  functions

Next Post - Chocolate Macaroons

4 comments:

adda syuhada said...

xtahan betul kalau tgk kek coklat...kena plk kek coklat yg ni, kaya ngn coklat...nyum nyum..

Munatycooking said...

This cake looks moist and yummy! I wish I was your neighbor, did I say that before :) ... I love using dark chocolate!

Paty's Kitchen - Cook with passion. said...

Salam Muna..you are welcome to be my neighbour....yang dark chocolate look perfect

Paty's Kitchen - Cook with passion. said...

Salam adda..boleh la try..simple aje keknya

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