Instead of fighting with your partner about whatever, sit down and get yourself some lemon cake! It’s the perfect amount of sweetness to brighten up your day. Just by looking at lemon cake, it reminds you of sunshine and happiness.
Chocolate lava cake might not actually give you the warm hug you want, but the chocolaty melted goodness will give you the same satisfaction; it is just as soothing. But why do we love chocolate so much? Following are just a few reasons why chocolate is so popular and why you shouldn’t give it up completely, even if you’re on a diet!
It melts in your mouth, the cocoa butter in chocolate gives it a rich, creamy consistency that also transmits the cocoa flavours perfectly. Chocolate lovers often describe this melting feeling as a true moment of ecstasy. Chocolate also naturally contains “uppers” like caffeine, sugars, and phenylthalymine, which will make your heart pound a little harder.
No birthday is complete without a cake, which is why it is considered the life of a birthday party. Chocolate cake, in particular, is a favourite pick by many people. The main ingredient of the chocolate in this cake is coco which helps our brain release endorphins or the “feel good” chemical. This is why whenever we eat this cake, our moods lighten and we feel a lot better. The darker or more bitter is the chocolate used in the cake, the better your mood will be.
We all have our own reasons for loving chocolate cake. The reasons may be trivial or special, but one thing we can’t deny is that our love for this cake transcends culture, language, and time. Chocolate cake will surely stay and will still be loved by people around the world for generations to come.
Why not give this Chocolate Cake Recipe a try today:-
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup canola oil
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup cold water
Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Using a spoon, make 3 wells in the dry ingredients. Pour oil into the first, vinegar into another and vanilla into the third. Slowly pour water over all. Beat on low speed until thoroughly combined (batter will be thin)
Pour into a greased square baking dish. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean, 30-35 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Dust with casting sugar.