Chocolate Sponge Cake - For Pastries - Layered Cakes - In Cooker - Vegan - Eggless Baking Without Oven

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Sep. 11, 2014

Many times, When we prepare layered cakes such as Black Forest Cake or pastries such as Pineapple Pastry.. The breaks, It does because it is extremely soft and moist. Here, Is Chocolate Sponge Cake, which is the cake used for layering or making pastries. Now, lets make this dark chocolate cake which is insanely chocolaty, spongy and moist! Oh yes, this cake is on our series Eggless Baking Without Oven, which definitely means, it is made in my cooker. You can make it in your pressure cooker as well


All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (MAida)
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cocoa powder 3 Tablespoon
Oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Water 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Corn flour 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
Instant coffee 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) (For Baking)



1.     Take a pressure cooker or a idli cooker. Add in the 1½ cup salt and spread it. Once well spread, place a wire stand and also put a perforated plate over it. Cover and heat until we're ready with batter.



2.     Sift the dry ingredients. Take a sieve and sift in your flour, sugar, cocoa powder, corn flour, salt, baking soda, and instant coffee in a bowl.

3.     In another bowl, mix your oil, water, vanilla and vinegar.

4.     Mix the wet and dry ingredients. Cake batter is ready.

5.     Take any 6" or 7" steel/aluminum cake tin and add a few drops of oil. Spread it all around. Now add 1 tbsp maida/flour and spread/dust all over. Discard any left flour.

6.     Transfer the batter to the tin and place the tin in the cooker. Cover quickly and bake in low-med flame for 25-30 mins. Or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

7.     After it is baked, let it come down to room temperature.



8.     Slice, and make your favorite pastry or layered cake, or enjoy as such.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 264Calories from Fat 95

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 197 mg8.21%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet