Monday, December 7, 2009

Chocolate Plum Cake - A Simple One For Christmas

Weekends are a joy for everyone. Whole week everyone plans for weekend getaways and I plan for what I will make or bake. Lately baking is a new passion in my life, for which I get time on weekends only. In the last one, I had few of my friends. Just a bunch of women, no men. That makes me think, do we really need men in our life. No!! not at all. But yes men and women compliment eachother. And this will remain a fact as always. After all whatever we cook or we wear, if we don't have an admirer then from where will come the appreciations. We women love to be appreciated!!

For the lunch I had planned well in advance. There were grilled vegetables with tahini in the starters followed by fried rice and then my lovely chocolate cake with vanilla icecream for dessert. We chatted, we ate, watched a movie. All together you can call it a super fun time. Each part of my body freshened up.

Since when I have bought a can of chocolate, I am going totally crazy. Whatever dessert I am making, there is chocolate in it. Thats why I made chocolate cake. Its an easy recipe. I am gonna make one again and gift it to my darling neighbour on Christmas. So this one is for her. Rest of the menu, I will post in coming days. Enjoy this simple cake with your family this Christmas !



Ingredients

1 cup chocolate
1 cup butter
2-3 tbsp sugar free, powdered
2 eggs
2 tbsp honey
1 cup flour
handfull of chopped nuts

Method 

* Melt the chocolate in microwave or a pan of low heat.
* In the meantime whip butter and sugar together in a bowl until light & fluffy.
* Add melted chocolate and beat in the eggs.
* Fold in the flour. Whip the whole mixture in a blender as well for having a perfectly soft cake.
* If required add a little milk
* After blending, stir in the chopped nuts.
* Take a pan, grease it with butter and pour the mixture in it.
* Bake the cake at 170 degree C for about half an hour or more. Check using a toothpick.
* Serve with freshly whipped cream or a scoop of icecream.

15 comments:

Pam on December 7, 2009 10:32 AM said...

This looks simple and delicious.

Palidor on December 7, 2009 10:41 AM said...

That looks moist and chocolatey!

Nostalgia on December 7, 2009 12:59 PM said...

Very interesting..nice recipe.. like the idea of honey to sweeten..

Sarah Naveen on December 7, 2009 1:49 PM said...

Excellent pic...Sounds gr8 and looks soo delicious..

Priya on December 7, 2009 1:51 PM said...

Woww such a gorgeous and tempting slice...lipsmacking!

Anncoo on December 7, 2009 5:42 PM said...

I really love this ~ quick and easy, best to go with a cup of hot coffee :D

Soma Pradhan on December 7, 2009 5:45 PM said...

This cake looks awesome...cant resist

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine on December 7, 2009 7:30 PM said...

Looks fantabulous, beautiful click.

Divya Vikram on December 8, 2009 12:09 PM said...

Right in time for the festive season. looks gorgeous.

Karine on December 9, 2009 7:02 PM said...

Your cake sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing :)

Natasha on December 9, 2009 10:44 PM said...

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It is so nice to "meet" you!

Best wishes, Natasha.

Mythreyi Dilip on December 10, 2009 5:59 AM said...

Very innovative dear! Adding chocolate to plum cake is really interesting. Right for Christmas:)

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Lavanya Siva on December 11, 2009 3:55 PM said...

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Deeba PAB on December 14, 2009 4:06 AM said...

That does sound like a good recipe...beautiful pictures too!

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