ingredients: 1-½ cups unbleached flour ¾ cup sugar or other sweetener ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 tsp. vanilla 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 cup cold water
chocolate cream frosting ingredients: 2 tablespoon softened margarine (earth balance) 1-1/3 cups powdered sugar 1/3 cup cocoa ½ teaspoon vanilla 2 - 4 tablespoons water (use as needed)
cake instructions: preheat the oven to 350 degrees. combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and cocoa powder in a bowl and stir with a fork until mixed. make a well in the center and add the vanilla, oil, vinegar, and water. stir with a fork until well mixed. pour into a 9x9-inch baking dish (or cupcake pan), and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. cool completely, then frost with chocolate cream frosting.
icing instructions: cream the margarine in a small bowl then add the sugar, cocoa, vanilla, and enough water to make a thick but spreadable frosting.
So I was gonna dedicate my famous hot chocolate recipe to the show Yumeiro Patissiere but there’s a fandom that needs this comforting drink of perfection so much more right now.
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AHEM ANYWAY. Lets talk hot chocolate. There are so many ways you can make hot chocolate, but there are two main ways.
way #1: the shit way. Get Hershey Swiss bullshit outta my face.
way #2: the rad way.
If you’re doing hot chocolate right, you’re not gonna need a hot chocolate mix, fuck, you’re not even gonna need sugar.
That’s the way I’m gonna show you right now. It’s literally the perfect drink because it’s warm, creamy, but it’s flavor’s hella complex because of spices and all that jazz. It’s basically art.
Perfect Hot Chocolate (aka Perfect Fandom Coping Mechanism) (serves: 2-3)
¾ cup milk
2/3 (14 oz) can of coconut cream
½ cup heavy cream
9 oz bittersweet chocolate chunks/chips/etc.
1/8 tsp salt
1 pinch nutmeg
2 pinches cinnamon
2 pinches cardamom
½ pinch cayenne pepper
½ tsp vanilla extract
*THESE ARE ALL VERY FLEXIBLE MEASUREMENTS. If you want it creamier, add more chocolate. Spicier? More cinnamon and cayenne. Coconut-ier? More coconut cream? Thinner? more milk. The choice is yours, nerd.
Add all ingredients into a medium sized sauce pan over medium heat, stirring constantly until all the chocolate is melted and the drink is sort of thick and hella creamy.
Taste the hot chocolate and add whatever extras you think it needs. You da boss bro. You da boss.
Wow. you are totally done making the most elaborate and delicious hot chocolate EVER.
Real talk, I think it’s legitimately physically impossible to dislike this hot chocolate. Like it literally has anything anyone could ask for. I’m betting real money that if you asked this hot chocolate to be the best man at your wediding, it would without question, regardless of it’s gender (does hot cocoa have a gender? idk).
So enjoy it. Love it. Because once the secret gets out that you are a hot chocolate connoisseur, you will never be able to make this angelic gift from god again without people hulking around you like mini titans.