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Making the Perfect Chocolate Cake

Looking for the perfect chocolate cake gift in Davao? Malagos Homegrown Produce is a Davao online grocery and delivery that offers a Malagos Homegrown Produce chocolate cake made from premium ingredients. This cake is unlike any other because it uses the award-winning Malagos Chocolate as its base. Want to know how to make your very own romantic chocolate cake? Malagos Homegrown Produce is here to give you a few tips to remember. 


Chocolate cake is ever popular for good reason. The people love chocolate. And while there is no shortage of recipes out there, you can ensure better results by knowing some of the less talked about secrets to making the best chocolate cake.


Use high quality unsweetened cocoa. Chocolate cake is beloved for its deep, rich flavor. As such, be sure to use the highest quality cocoa you can find. The darker the hue of the cocoa, the more satisfying the chocolate flavor will be. Keep in mind that cocoa powder for baking is different from standard cocoa powder, as the latter is used for making hot chocolate and contains sugar or milk powders. Using pure unsweetened cocoa lets you accurately gauge how much additional sugar you want to add. If you are really determined to have your own baking recipe, Malagos Homegrown Produce offers quality Malagos chocolate as the base. 


Measure properly. This tip also sounds like a no-brainer, but it’s where we most often make mistakes. The difference between a recipe success and a recipe failure could lie within 1 mis-measured tablespoon of sugar. Measuring ingredients properly is imperative. Flour is the most common mis-measured ingredient. When measuring flour, use the “spoon & level” method. Do not scoop the flour out of the container/bag with your measuring cup. In some cases, scooping the flour could give you 150% of the correct measurement. Disaster ensues. Rather, using a spoon, scoop the flour into the measuring cup. Do not pack the flour down and do not tap the measuring cup– both cause the flour to settle in the cup. After you’ve spooned the flour into the measuring cup, use the back of a knife to level off the top of the measuring cup. Now you have spoon & leveled flour.


Choosing between butter and oil. There are so many recipes out there. Some use oil and some use the standard creaming method. Cakes made with oil tend to be slightly more moist, which is what you're looking for in a chocolate cake. But creaming butter and sugar together does help get air in the mixture. The way you can help a butter-based chocolate cake stay moist is by incorporating liquid chocolate and milk.


Don’t over mix and under mix.Whether a recipe calls for mixing batter with an electric mixer or simply using a whisk, make sure you’re mixing the cake batter together *just until* the ingredients are combined. Over-mixing batter, whether that’s for cakes, cupcakes, breads, muffins, etc, lends a tough-textured baked good because you’re deflating all the air and over-developing the gluten. Likewise, don’t under-mix. Obviously we want all of the ingredients incorporated together. 


These are only some of the tips to make sure you have one dreamy chocolate cake your way. Sounds all too much? The Malagos Cake is available for the entire February so make sure to grab yours today. Simply order at www.malagoshomegrownproduce.com and enjoy quality and refined taste in every bite. What are you waiting for? Satisfy those cravings today!