Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Decadent Chocolate Loaf

Before the world ends I though that I would get in a post ;) . This has one of my favourite ingredient Chocolate . This is a very rich , decadent , moist , intense chocolate cake . It will just melt in your mouth . Seasons Greetings to all of you out there and here goes...............


200 gms butter ( room temp )
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup caster sugar
100 gms dark chocolate melted
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 and 3/4 cups flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup freshly brewed coffee
1 cup chocolate chips ( optional)


Cream the butter and sugars till pale and fluffy .
Add in the egg one at a time and beat well .
Add in the vanilla .
Sift all the dry ingredients together .
Mix the coffee and the dry ingredients alternately ending with the dry .
Grease or line a medium loaf tin .
Pour the batter in the tin and add the chocolate chips if using any on top and bake in a preheated 180 c oven for about 40-45 min or till a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean .
Cool on a wire rack .
Top it with ganache if you like an make it more chocolatey :D