Chocolate Mud Cake


Flour – 1 ¼ cup

Cocoa powder – ½ cup

Baking powder – 1 tsp

Baking Soda – 1 tsp

Powdered sugar or castor sugar – 1 ¼ cup

Eggs – 2

Milk – 1 ¼ cup

Hot water – ¾ cup

Oil – ¼ cup

Salt – 1 pinch

Vanilla extract – 1 tsp


Icing sugar – 1 cup

Powdered sugar – 1 cup

Cocoa powder – ¾ cup

Softened cooking butter – ½ cup

Milk – ¼ cup

Vanilla extract – 1 tsp


  • Mix all the ingredients to make a thick mixture. Keep aside till the cake is done.
  • In a large bowl sift together maida, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Keep it aside.
  • In a moisture-free bowl, add the eggs, and beat it till its very fluffy, this may take about 10 to 15 minutes with an egg beater. Now add the milk, oil, vanilla extract and boiling water to the eggs. Beat again at medium speed for a minute or until the mix is well-combined.
  • Add the powder ingredients to the batter and mix slowly till it’s well-combined. Pour into a greased round pan and bake at 170° C until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. This may take about 30 to 40 minutes, but start checking on the cake after 20 minutes. When it’s done, keep it aside to cool.
  • When it’s cooled completely, top with the frosting.
  • Store in the refrigerator for a couple of hours before serving.