Rich, super moist, eggless, wholewheat dark chocolate cake

Rich, super moist, eggless, wholewheat dark chocolate cake

My parents fulfilled a long time dream of mine recently. I got my very own oven and now I'm in this baking spree and I just can't stop!
I have to admit that the oven just made my turning thirty seem a little less painful!
 Oops! I just revealed that scary number.
Anyway I just hope not to binge on these goodies I'm baking though!)
I love dark chocolate and dark chocolate cakes, especially paired with the classic ol' vanilla ice cream. 
This is my first chocolate cake and I'll proudly post the recipe here because it came out soft and very lightly bitter. Just the way I like it :-)
Do try it and let me know what you think. 

Parvathy Jayakrishnan


  1. 1 cup Wholewheat flour
  2. 3/4 cup Sugar
  3. 6 tablespoons Cocoa power unsweetened
  4. 1 tsp Baking soda
  5. 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  6. 1.5 cups Water
  7. 1/4 cup Butter melted
  8. 1/2 tsp coffee water Instant dissolved in hot
  9. 1 tsp Lemon juice
  10. pinch Salt a


60 mins
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    Put the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well - wholewheat flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt and powdered sugar.

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    I used Hershey's unsweetened cocoa. If you wish to get a milder chocolate taste, use just 3-4 tbsp of cocoa instead of 6. 

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    Now add the wet ingredients one by one. Melted butter, lemon juice, water and dissolved coffee. Add 1 cup water first and whisk the ingredients and slowly add more water to make the batter in a thin consistency, which you can pour.

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    Whisk the mixture well for five minutes until they combine well and leave no lumps.

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    Pour the batter into a buttered mould. I'm using a loaf mould as I've just started collecting bakeware now. Even a round mould would be good.

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    Preheat oven at 200 degree Celsius and bake the cake for 35-40 minutes. 

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    Check if done with the old piercing the toothpick method and see if it comes out clean.

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    Cool on a wire rack.

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    Serve with vanilla ice cream and hot chocolate sauce.

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    Pure indulgence!

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