Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Peanut Butter And Chocolate Cake

Peanut Butter And Chocolate Cake 

I had always wanted to try out this combination in a cake. And the result is mind blowing, This combo is my new obsession. It's a very simple and quick-to-make and bake kind of cake. And of course, it is quick to eat also. 


Ingredients
Wholewheat flour – 2 cups
Custard powder (vanilla) – 3 tbsp
Egg – 2
Jaggery powder – 2 cup
Baking powder - 2 tsp
Baking soda – 1 tsp
Cooking Chocolate (melted) - 3/4 cup
Peanut butter (homemade) - 3/4 cup
Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp
Coffeepowder - 1 tbsp
Milk – ¼ cup (add accordingly to adjust consistency of batter)
Apple cider vinegar - 1 tbsp




Method
Add the dry ingredients on a sieve and sieve it twice
Add apple cider vinegar to eggs and beat them till fluffy
Add the dry mix to it gradually using cut and fold method
Mix melted chocolate and peanut butter well
Add to the cake mix 
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C
Bake for about 25 to 35 minutes

Homemade Peanut Butter
Roasted n salted peanuts - 3/4 cup
Put in a mixie and pulse for a few times to powder it
Then run the mixie stopping in between to scrape the sides of the jar and mix it
Do this till you get a smooth mxture
Add a few nuts and pulse a couple of times to add some crunch to the butter


Enjoy this cake as a healthy snack with your cup of tea or coffee or just any time with the goodness of peanuts, chocolate and jaggery.

Note: Refrigerate leftovers. It may go bad after a couple of days 





Health Benefits of Peanuts
Heart health
Healthy fats
Lowers cholesterol
Anti-inflammatory
Anti-obesity
Skin health
Rich in vitamins and minerals

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