Every now and then we all deserve to get some chocolaty treat, don’t we?! I love Devil’s food cake, but I don’t always have the time to prepare the classic recipe, and most of all the cake is too big for just me and my partner! And since I am a total freak over the subject of never wasting food regardless if it’s healthy or not, I have taken the time to simplify the recipe and customize it to get a smaller cake and spend less time in the kitchen! So let’s get into it!
- 180g flour
- 150g granulated sugar
- 40g unsweetened cocoa
- 60g sunflower oil
- 1 large egg
- 70g milk
- 70g instant coffee
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
- 150g Nutella for topping (optional)
- Baking time: 30-35 min
- Bake in preheated oven on 180 C
In a mixer bowl put your egg and sugar and beat until you get a plain yellow fluffy mixture. Mix the coffee and the milk together. Mix your dry ingredients (cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and baking soda) altogether in a seperate bowl. Add the vanilla extract and then the sunflower oil. Beat until everything comes together. Then add half of the dry ingredients and half of the coffee-milk mix. Beat until smooth. Add the remaining of the dry ingredients and the coffee-milk mix. Beat until smooth.
Grease 18 cm cake pan with removable bottom with butter and place a parchment paper at the bottom. Place the batter inside and you are ready to bake! Bake in preheated oven on 180C for about 30-35 minutes. Once your cake is out of the oven, make sure you let it cool down. Remove the dome and keep it for the Vanilla Pudding recipe I meantioned in the beginning of my article. For topping I used about 150g Nutella.
It is not necessary to keep the cake in the fridge, it will not stay around for too long anyway!
Nutrition in 100g (Nutella not included):
- Calories 308 kcal
- Fats 11.63g
- Carbs 48.17g
- Sugar 25.35g
- Protein 6.35g
Please, note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and is completely based on the ingredients I have used, hence they might vary depending on your choice of ingredients.