I did a last minute cake for my colleague last night. Was so rush that I did not really have time to do a better deco on the cake.
Steam moist chocolate cake (recipe by Dralion)
1 1/2 bar of butter (250 gm + 125 gm) OR Corn Oil **
2 cups of castor sugar
1 can of Evaporated Milk
4 Eggs, lightly beaten with a folk
2 cups of Plain flour ***
1 cup of Cocoa powder
1 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Vanilla Extract or 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
*** this recipe can be halve easily
Combine castor sugar, Evaporated milk, vanilla extract or essence and butter in a saucepan.
Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted, off fire and keep warm.
Add the beaten eggs into the slightly cold Evaporated milk mixture and stir till well mix.
Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda into a large mixing bowl then pour the eggs mixture over the flour and stir till well mix (cake batter should be runny).
Heat up the steamer.
Lined and greased a 9 inch baking pan or 2 9'inch sandwich pan.
Pour the batter into prepared pan and place the pans into the steamer and cover the top of the pan loosely with a piece of aluminium foil.
Steam over medium heat for 1 1/2 hour (45 mins for 1/2 recipe/ingredients).
Cold the cake in pan before turning out for further decoration.
250 gm cooking chocolate, chopped
25 gm Butter
1/2 cup Whipping cream
Melt chopped chocolate over double boiler(at low heat),off fire and take it out, then add in butter and whipping cream stir to well mix, cool the Chocolate ganache a little before spreading on cake. (You can put it into the fridge for it harden faster to the right texture you like, ie spreadable and thick enough for your own liking.)