Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe
Dark chocolate cake with bits of fresh pitted and chopped cherries in every biteIn association with Vivatta (ChakkiAtta)
Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe is a rich, dark chocolate cake which is soft, moist and absolutely divine with cherry on the top, literally! The chopped cherries in the cake add a slight tanginess which goes very well with chocolate. The cake being healthy made with whole wheat flour, oats and organic raw sugar. Serve Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe with Thai Ice Tea Recipe during evening. You can also have it any time of day when you have craving for something sweet.
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- 1/2 cup Vivatta Chakki Whole Wheat Flour , (I used organic wheat flour)
- 1/2 cup Instant Oats (Oatmeal) , powdered
- 3/4 cup Sugar , (I used organic raw sugar)
- 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
- 1/4 cup Dark chocolate , chopped
- 1/3 cup Fresh Cherries , pitted and chopped, more for garnish
- 2 Whole Eggs
- 1/4 cup Cooking oil
- 1/4 cup Hot water
- 1/2 cup Milk , warm
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 teaspoon Baking powder
- Salt , a pinch
How to make Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe
To begin making Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe, sift together the flours, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl for about 3-4 times.
Beat the eggs well. To that, add sugar and beat well. Add vanilla extract and oil, mix them.
Add the flour mixture alternating with milk, fold them lightly until they are incorporated, do not over mix.
Add the boiling hot water to the batter and mix well. This step is very important for the right flavour of the chocolate.
Add pitted cherries and dark chocolate chunks, fold them gently.
Pour the batter into a greased baking dish and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 30-40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Bake it according to your oven since the temperature, and capacity of baking differs with ovens.
Serve Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe topped with more cherres along with Thai Ice Tea Recipe during evening.
Dark Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe is part of the Baking With Flour Contest
Hi I’m Priyanjali, a complete foodie and a passionate cook. A microbiologist by profession, a researcher and professor, now a full time stay at home mommy to one and half year old naughty toddler. I’m a Bengali grown up in Chennai, moved to Mumbai after marriage. I’ve had special interest in good food since childhood. It's only after marriage I have started my experiments in the kitchen. I love to bake and cook. My recipes are mostly healthy. I specialize in alternative flour baking, that is, my recipes are without maida and I also don't use refined sugar. Recently I've started blogging at ohsodelishblogwordpress.com to pen down my experiments. I would love to hear back if you try any of my recipes. Happy cooking! Happy baking!