Chocolate Strawberry Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Strawberry Cake

A decadent moist chocolate cake, sliced into half and stuffed with juicy strawberries. This cake is a perfect treat to make for your partner on Valentine's Day.

Ingredients of Chocolate Strawberry Cake

  • 250 gm all purpose flour
  • 350 gm castor sugar
  • 375 ml yoghurt
  • 75 gm cocoa powder
  • 100 gm butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda sugar syrup mixed with rum

  • Filling:
  • 75 gm hung yoghurt
  • 50 gm butter (beat together butter and hung curd)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 100 gm icing sugar
  • Grated rind 1 orange
  • 350 gm sliced strawberries

How to Make Chocolate Strawberry Cake

  1. Beat butter with sugar, flour, baking soda and cocoa powder.
  2. Add beaten eggs, yoghurt and vanilla essence together.
  3. Add vanilla essence, icing sugar and orange rind. Beat the ingredients together well.
  4. Turn into a greased and lined 8" tin. Bake at 180 degrees C for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Cool slightly before turning out. Slice in half horizontally. Moisten cake halves with sugar or you can also use some strawberry juice.
  6. Beat all filling ingredients together. Spread over cake half.
  7. Spread the mixture over the lower half of the cake. Top with the strawberries.
  8. Cover with the top half of the cake and press down.
  9. Garnish with whipped cream. (optional)
  10. Sprinkle icing sugar and top with some whole strawberries.
Key Ingredients: Chocolate, all purpose flour, castor sugar, yogurt, cocoa, butter, eggs, rum, egg, strawberry vanilla essence, baking soda, hung curd, strawberries, icing sugar, orange rind