People always prefer the chocolate cake for most of their occasions. Chocolate is used as a perfect base for the preparation of different cakes. The gluten free cakes are made only to consume healthy desserts in the occasions because gluten has bad effects on our body. The gluten free cakes are healthier for every ages people. The chocolate chip cake is best to make without using gluten in the preparation. You can enjoy every occasion with this chocolate chip cake recipe as you can use this cake as a birthday cake, special anniversary cake, or for any occasion. You can also order cake online from many online portals to get it delivered to your doorstep.
Ingredients and flavors used for the preparation:
The main ingredients for the cake:
- 3 cups of refined all-purpose flour
- 2 cups of sugar
- 2 cups of cocoa powder
- Two teaspoons of baking powder
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- One teaspoon of salt
- 1 cup of fresh buttermilk
- Three large eggs at room temperature
- Vanilla extract 2 teaspoon
- 3 teaspoon of coffee
- 3 teaspoons of xanthan gum (To prevent ingredients from separating)
Ingredients for the frosting:
- 1 cup softened butter cream
- 4 cups crushed sugar
- 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 cups of whipped cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions for the preparation of chocolate chip cake:
- Take a non- stick medium size cake pan to cook in the oven. First preheat the oven to 300oC and also do non- stick spray on the pan.
- Take a bowl to mix the ingredients like baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, all-purpose flour, sugar and salt. Stir it slowly to mix the dry ingredients mixture.
- Take another bowl to add the eggs, buttermilk and vanilla extract. Stir it carefully and mix it until completely combined in the bowl.
- Now add both the bowl mixture together and mix it properly.
- Add coffee carefully in the blended mixture and pour it well in the container.
- Now bake it at the heat of 350oC for 40 minutes . You can also check it after around 35 minutes.
- Now cool the cake on the rack for 25 minutes and take the cake carefully from the pan.
- After cooling the cake you can prepare the butter cream for layering of the cake.
Guidelines to make fresh butter cream:
- Take butter in the bowl and make it smooth in using the stand mixer. Now add crushed or powdered sugar and cocoa powder, then mix it well in the bowl. Add vanilla extract with whipped cream for better results.
- Make the mixture fluffy for the frosting the chocolate chip cake. It can take 3-4 minutes to mix it well with desired butter cream for the cake.
- Now this fluffy and smooth buttercream is ready for the desired cake frosting.
- Design the mouth-watering cake according to your requirement with this rich butter cream.
This chocolate chip cake recipe is made using the gluten-free flour. You can use xanthan gum in place of gluten ingredient. The xanthan gum is good to use as a food additive in the cake and desserts. It also acts as a stabilizer to help in the preparation of cake to prevent ingredients from separating.