Chocolate cake in pressure cooker

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Christmas is almost round the corner, and it's time to start the cake making. But don’t have an oven ? No problem! Make a great chocolate cake using just your old steamer or pressure cooker, like making Vattayappam!


1 cup sugar

3 eggs

3tsp vanilla essence

10 gm butter

15ml milk

¾ cup maida

¼ cup coco powder

1 tsp baking powder


Pour a glass of water in a cooker and put on low flame to pre-heat

Take the butter in a vessel, pour milk over it and place the vessel in hot water for the butter to melt

Sift together ¾ cup maida, ¼ cup chocolate powder and baking powder and keep away

Beat together 1 cup sugar and the whites of three eggs, add the yolk later and beat well. Add the vanilla essence

Add the sifted flour mix and blend well into the consistency of cake batter

Add two tea spoons of flour to the melted butter - milk mixture, and add to the batter. Pour the batter into the cake pan

Put the pan into the cooker and cover it with aluminum foil. Cover with a copper lid and cook for 25 minutes in low flame. After cooling, decorate with fresh cream and chocolate.