This cake is really moist , original recipe from Kak Izan ( my recipe.com)
(5"x8" loaf pan)
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 tsp instant coffee (optional)
1/4 cup castor sugar (reduce 1-2 tbsp if you prefer it less sweet)
1/2 cup hot water
1/4 cup evaporated/fresh milk (I use low fat milk)
pinch of salt
125g butter, softened
1 cup castor sugar
1 tsp vanilla essense
2 large eggs
1 cup cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
Grease and line bottom of cake pan with baking paper and preheat the oven to 180c.
Combined all ingredients for chocolate paste except MILK in a mixing bowl. Hand whisk mixture till sugar are fully dissolved.
Add in milk, stir to mix well. Set aside.
Sift cake flour and baking powder together for later use.
In another bowl, cream butter and sugar till it is light and fluffy. Add vanilla essense and continue with eggs one at a time. Beat till well combined.
Gently fold in flour mixture, alternate with the chocolate paste. *Start with flour and end with flour.
Pour batter into cake pan and bake for 45-50 minutes or till it is cooked.
Leave it to cool before unmould the cake.