- 1 cup of cake flour (you can use all-purpose flour as a substitute)
- 1 cup of white sugar
- 1/2 cup of milk (125ml)
- 1/2 cup of melted butter
- 2 eggs
- 5 tablespoons of cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon of baking powder
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
- 2 teaspoons of coffee powder
- 1/4 teaspoon of salt
- Prepare the Batter:
- In a large bowl, combine the melted butter and sugar. Mix them well.
- Add the vanilla essence and mix. Then, incorporate one egg at a time, ensuring each is well blended.
- Pour in the milk and gently mix the ingredients.
- Sift and Mix:
- Sift in the cake flour (or all-purpose flour), cocoa powder, coffee powder, salt, and baking powder.
- Gently combine the wet and dry ingredients until you have a well-mixed batter.
- Transfer the batter into a prepared loaf tin.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius (356 degrees Fahrenheit) for approximately 30 minutes. Keep an eye on it, as oven temperatures can vary.
- Optional Chocolate Glaze:
- If you want to take your Chocolate Loaf to the next level, consider adding a chocolate glaze.
- In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup of chopped chocolate and 2 tablespoons of milk.
- Melt this mixture over boiling water or in a microwave.
- Stir until you achieve a smooth and thick consistency.
Once the Chocolate Loaf is done baking and cooled, you can drizzle the optional chocolate glaze on top. Slice it up, and savor every chocolaty bite. This recipe is perfect for satisfying your chocolate cravings or impressing your guests with a delightful dessert. Enjoy! 🍫😋