Mahogany Cake

Mahogany owns the distinction of America’s First Chocolate Cake. It was first tasted long before the famous Red velvet cake. It dates back to the late 1800s in America, and has appeared in many cookery books that time too. Here is the recipe of very famous Mahogany Cake.

Ingredients for Mahogany Cake:

1. Nescafe – 2.5 small spoons

2. Hot water – ¾ cup

3. Coco powder – 4.5 small spoons

4. Butter – 220 gm

    Sugar – 1.5 cups

5. Eggs – 2

    Yellow yolk – 2

6. Vinegar – 1 small spoon

    Vanilla essence – 1 small spoon

7. Maida – 2 cups

    Baking soda – 1 small spoon

For icing:

8. Icing sugar – 1 cup

    Coco powder – 2 big spoons

    Coffee powder – 1 small spoon

9. Butter – 4 big spoons

10. Hot milk – As required

How to prepare Mahogany Cake?

1. Pre-heat oven in 180 degree celsious.

2. Mix Nescafe with warm water.

3. Beat butter and sugar together till it turns soft.

4. Add egg and yellow yolk to it and beat again.

5. Blend maida with baking soda and add to egg mixture alternatively with coco powder.

6. Grease a bake tray and put a butter paper.

7. Pour the batter into the tray and bake in pre-heated oven for 40 minutes.

8. To prepare icing mix ingredients no: 8 together in a bowl.

9. Add melted butter and mix well.

10. Finally add warm milk. Its consistency should be enough to pour on cake.

11. Pour this icing on the top of the cake and spread uniformly.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, December 1 – 14, 2019

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