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Eggless Chocolate Brownies & Vanilla Mug Cake With Chef Chhavi - #SSQuarantineSessions

Shivani Singh, 16 May 2020

They say that good food is often, very often, simple food. But who says that simple food cannot be decadent and delicious? Honestly, baking is one of the simplest things to do and learn, as long as you get the ingredients right! Plus, baked goods give you an innate satisfaction, that you can't stop yourself from gobbling down a few bites before you let anyone else have a taste. And since, this lockdown is all about learning new things and indulging in guilty pleasures, baking is just one of the many things on our to-do lists.

So, for our latest #SSQuarantineSessions, we have Chef Chhavi from The Cake Company who will guide us through the entire procedure of baking Eggless Chocolate Brownies & Vanilla Mug Cake! 🎂🤤

Eggless Chocolate Brownies & Vanilla Mug Cake With Chef Chhavi

Chef Chhavi Khattar is one of the founders of The Cake Company, baking, and confection company that offer a wide range of amazing desserts, cakes, cookies, and more. The unique bakery is based out of Gurgaon and run by Chhavi and her sister, who has a wide range of classic cakes, designer cakes, desserts, and even gluten-free healthy cakes, along with making sure that every cake is tailor-made to their client's requirement. 

For this live session, Chef Chhavi showed us all how to bake two very simple yet decadent confections: Eggless Chocolate Brownies and Vanilla Mug Cake. Both these recipes are not just easy to make but can be baked with all the ingredients in your kitchen!

Eggless Chocolate Brownies Recipe

🍰 Ingredients

  1. 1/3 Cup Sugar (68gms)
  2. 7 Tbsp Water (90 gms)
  3. 1/4 Cup + 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter (60 gms)
  4. 2/3 Cup Dar Chocolate (100 gms)
  5. 1.5 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
  6. 1/2 Cup Flour
  7. 1 Tsp Salt
  8. 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  9. 1/2 Tsp Coffee Powder
  10. 1/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts
  11. Flax Seed Mix (2 Tbsp Powder + 5 Tbsp Water)

🍴 Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 180 degrees Celsius. 
  2. Oil & Dust a 6-7 inch square tin. 
  3. Mix flax seed powder with water and keep aside. 
  4. In a separate bowl, mix warm water, sugar, coffee powder, and vanilla. 
  5. On a double boiler or microwave, melt butter and chocolate together. 
  6. Add the flaxseed & water mix to the chocolate mix and whisk it together. 
  7. Add cocoa powder and salt to the flour and whisk it gently to aerate. 
  8. Now, mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients.  Add chocolate chips to the batter. 
  9. Pour the batter into the dusted pan and top it off with chopped walnuts and more chocolate chips. 
  10. Bake the batter at 180 degree Celsius for 25-20 minutes. To check is the brownies are cooked, insert a toothpick in the middle and see if it comes out clean. If the toothpick comes out clean, then your brownies are done.

Now, while you wait for your brownies to cook in the oven, you can move onto the  Eggless Vanilla Mug Cake, which takes ten minutes to whip and another 2 minutes to cook! By the time your brownies are out, you'll be done with your mug cake as well. 

Eggless Vanilla Mug Cake Recipe

🍰 Ingredients

  1. 6 Tbsp Flour
  2. 4 Tbsp Powdered Sugar
  3. 1/4 Tsp Baking Soda
  4. 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  5. 4 Tbsp Milk
  6. 2 Tbsp Sprinkles
  7. 2 Pinches of Baking Powder

🍴 Instructions

  1. In a microwavable mug, mix all the dry ingredients with a fork. 
  2. Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well with a fork. 
  3. Put it in the microwave and let it cook for about 1 minute to 1 minute 10 seconds. 

Check out the video for more detailed instructions on how to bake these fine goodies to perfection!

And voila! Wasn't this easy as a breeze? Like we said before, baking is easy as long as you get the ingredients and methods right. Plus, these two recipes can be made with the basic ingredients found at home, so why now try them out? 

Also Read: Yummilicious! Learn How To Cook Chilli Cheese Toast With Chef Nehal Karkera

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