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chocolate cake recipe in pressure cooker, how to make chocolate cake without oven

Chocolate cake recipe in pressure cooker made using eggs, maida, cocoa powder, milk.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Baking
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Asiya


For making cake batter:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup powdered sugar powder the sugar in a blender
  • 1 cup maida/all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk

For greasing and flouring:

  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp maida/all purpose flour

other ingredients required:

  • a pressure cooker
  • a cake pan
  • sand to spread at the bottom of the cooker


Greasing and flouring the pan:

  • In a cake pan, add butter and grease it on all sides, add maida and spread it in such a way that it is coated well on all sides.

Preheating the pressure cooker:

  • Take a pressure cooker, at the bottom of the cooker, add sand and spread it evenly.
  • Cover the lid and pre heat the cooker for about 10 minutes on low flame and start preparing the cake batter.

Making the chocolate cake batter and baking:

  • In a bowl, add eggs and whisk it well.
  • Into it, add powdered sugar and beat it well.
  • Add maida, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and mix well.
  • Add oil, vanilla extract and mix the batter well.
  • Add milk and mix the whole batter without any lumps.
  • Take the greased pan, into it pour the cake batter.
  • Tap the cake tin to remove air bubbles.
  • Remove the cooker lid.
  • Place the cake pan carefully and close the lid.
  • Do not put on the whistle.
  • Bake the cake for about 60 minutes on low flame.
  • Remove the lid and check the cake with a tester like knife/tooth pick/skewer by inserting any of these into the baked cake.
  • If the tooth pick comes out clean, cake is baked completely and if tooth pick does not come out clean bake it for few more minutes.
  • If cake is done switch off the flame.
  • Remove the cake tin from the cooker.
  • Cool it down.
  • Run a knife at the sides and edges of the cooker to loosen the cake.
  • Invert the pan, pat it well and lift the pan.
  • Cake comes out perfectly.
  • Cut and serve the cake.
  • Chocolate cake which is simple and easy is ready.


1.If sand is not available, one can even add salt or place a wire stand at the bottom of the cooker.
2.The only thing to be kept in mind while baking a cake in cooker or a vessel is that the cake pan should not directly touch the cooker bottom.
3.Always keep in mind that there should be some medium between the base of the cooker and cake pan like sand, salt or wire stand and cake pan should be placed over these things to avoid direct contact.
4.Never put on any whistle to the cooker while baking a cake.


Calories: 450kcal
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