Cocoa cake

Cocoa cake on a plate

Going to receive visits at home and want to prepare a simple, fast and delicious cake for snack? This cocoa cake is perfect for the occasion, it’s very easy to prepare and has excellent presentation!

Cocoa cake on a plateSlices of cocoa cake on a plate

HOW TO PREPARE COCOA CAKE:

Beat the eggs, sugar and the butter until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Add the cocoa and the lemon zest and mix for 3 to 4 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy and homogeneous mixture.Cocoa cake dough on a glass bowl Pour the mixture into the prepared panCocoa cake dough on a bundt cake pan and bake about 30 minutes. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake to a plate. Let cool completely and serve.

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Category: Cakes, Chocolate, Recipes
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Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:30 m
Total Time:50 m
Ingredients: butter, cocoa powder, eggs, flour, sugar
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 4 eggs
  • 50 grams (1/4 cup) butter
  • 150 grams (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a bundt cake pan (24 x 8 centimeters (9 1/2-inch diameter with 3 1/4-inch-high sides)) with margarine and dust with flour.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs, sugar and the butter until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Add the cocoa and the lemon zest and mix for 3 to 4 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy and homogeneous mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. Turn off the oven and unmold the cake to a plate. Let cool completely and serve.
Cocoa cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 148
Total Fat 5 g(7%)
Saturated Fat 3 g(14%)
Cholesterol 64 mg(21%)
Sodium 46 mg(2%)
Total Carbohydrate 23.5 g(8%)
Protein 3.5 g
 

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