Chocolate Pound Cake with Tofu

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 g - all-purpose flour (or maida)
  • 250 g - sugar
  • 250 g - butter
  • 50 g - cocoa powder
  • 1 cup - pureed Mori Nu silken tofu (firm) or any other silken tofu (or 4 eggs)
  • 1 tsp - baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • Milk as required, to adjust batter to dropping consistency - maximum 1/2 cup

How to Make Chocolate Pound Cake with Tofu

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F).
  • Line the base of a square pan (8 inch x 8 inch) with butter paper, or grease the base with butter and dust with flour till well coated and set aside.
  • Beat the eggs until fluffy, or the pureed tofu, until you see air bubbles in them. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Do this thrice and set aside.
  • Cream the butter and sugar.
  • Add the vanilla essence and beat well.
  • Add the tofu or beaten eggs to the butter-sugar mixture and beat well till it has been incorporated.
  • Now, add the sifted flour mixture to the butter-sugar-egg mixture little by little and beat well till blended smoothly.
  • Add adequate milk to achieve a batter of dropping consistency.
  • Pour batter into the readied pan, smoothen the top and bake for 45-50 minutes or till done.
  • Recipe courtesy: chefinyou