July 20, 2011


I am never a big fan of any kind of chocolate . Probably because I am always on " diet mode" which restrict me from " liking " certain food. Anyway , whether I like or not , CHOCOLATE is gaining fans all over the world. 

I was sitting down by the dining table thinking what should i bake for my nephew , Andrew. He is one of my " loyal fans " that has never say " no" when it comes to trying my cooking and baking . heehee.....................  So I have decided on a " not too dry " chocolate cake considering the weather and all . Seems that STEAM MOIST CHOCOLATE CAKE will be the best choice for now.................

I have always love baking and cooking though I have not been lucky to enroll myself to any of the courses available no matter how much I would love to. I have to use my own skill and knowledge thru the web to try out each and every new recipe. As much as I try to avoid eating chocolate , I was amazed by the result of my" Steam Moist Chocolate Cake" . 

Please forgive me for not having very good photos /photography skills. I am only equipped with my BB Torch 9800 as my current camera . heehee..................   Again I was too excited to try out the cake , I have actually forgotten to capture a picture of the whole cake before cutting a slice and trying it. It is just simply irresistibly yummy even without topping . Since I bake this at 3.00 am,  I was too lazy to add any toppings . Well to my surprise , it turns out excellent even without extra glossy marvelous toppings...... 


185g       Butter ( or Corn Oil )
180g       Castor Sugar
200ml     Evaporated Milk ( 1/2 can )
2              Eggs
125g       Plain flour ( I used Superfine Flour )
70g         Cocoa powder ( I use Van Houten  )
1/2 tsp    Baking powder
1/2 tsp    Baking soda
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence

  • Combine castor sugar, Evaporated milk, vanilla essence and butter in a saucepan. 
  • Stir constantly over low heat until sugar dissolved and butter melted, take away from heat and keep warm. 
  • Add the lightly beaten eggs into the warm 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). 
  • Greased a 9 inch baking pan 
  • Pour the batter into prepared pan and place the pans into the Preheated steamer and cover the top of the pan loosely with a piece of aluminium foil. 
  • Steam over medium heat for 1 hour 15 minutes 
  • Cold the cake in pan before removing from the pan. Voila the Steam Moist Chocolate Cake is ready for Topppings. 

Chocolate Ganache ( I omitted this heehee )

250 g    Cooking chocolate, chopped
25 g      Butter
1/2 cup Whipping cream

Melt chopped chocolate over double boiler(at low heat), take away from heat, add in butter and whipping cream stir 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)

Recipe adapted frombakingmum


  1. ate it lastnight. it was yummmy!! :D

  2. LOL, thanx babe.You are always my beloved fans. lol

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