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Chocolate Chiffon Cake

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Ingredients
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Unsweetened cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sieved
  Cake flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sieved
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sieved
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 7 , separated into yolks and whites
  Salad oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small sauce pan, place water for boiling.
2. Preheat an oven to 162.5C (325F).
3. In a medium size bowl, combine cocoa and boiling water. Mix well till smooth and free from lumps. Keep aside to cool.

MAKING
4. In a medium sized bowl, sieve flour, salt, baking soda and sugar together. Once well sieved, add vanilla extract, egg yolks, cocoa mixture and salad oil.
5. Using an electric beater or wooden spoon, mix well till smooth. Keep aside.
6. In another bowl, place egg whites and sprinkle cream of tartar over them.
7. Using an electric beater, beat at high speed till egg whites reach stiff peak stage.
8. Add cocoa batter to stiffly beaten egg whites and using a rubber spatula fold gently till well mixed.
9. Transfer batter to 10 inch tube pan/ Bundt pan and bake for 65 to 70 minutes.
10. Once baked, cool completely on a cake wire rack or invert over a bottle neck. Cool for minimum 1 ½ hours.
11. Once cooled, loosen cake carefully using a spatula.

SERVING
12. Cut into slices and serve with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream. If serving next day/ later, cover in foil/ air tight container and store overnight.

TIPS
Test if cake is done by inserting a cake tester or a toothpick at the centre of the cake. If it comes out clean, the cake is ready.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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