195grams/ 1 ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoon all purpose flour/maida
30grams/1/4 cup cornstarch
8grams/ 1.5 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
200grams/ 1 cup granulated sugar
½cupcanola / flavorless oil
250 ml / 1 cup thick buttermilk/chaas*
2teaspoonsdistilled white vinegar/ lemon juice*
1 – 2 tablespoon red food color to achieve desired red color.*
Pre heat oven to 350 degree F, 180 degree C.
Prepare the baking pans.
Sieve all dry ingredients in one bowl. Give it a quick mix with a dry spoon .
Mix all wet ingredients in another bowl including food color.
Now pour wet ingredients to dry ones and whip it until no lumps, do not over mix .
Bake it until toothpick comes out clean. Mine was done at 31 minute mark .Do not over bake.
If you have big granulated sugar , add it to the liquid first, whip it until melted, then add it to the dry ingredients.I have used Americolor super red gel color 1 tablespoon.Curd used is 80 ml , ¼ cup and rest ¾ cups water – total buttermilk 250 ml .I have added vinegar as the buttermilk I have used wasn’t sour enough.Rest notes and tips given below with pictorial instructions.I have used two 6” cake pans .Love baking no fail easy cakes then check these recipes-White Chocolate MousseBest Eggless chocolate cakeBest Eggless vanilla cakeAll about cream cheese frosting