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Steamed Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe – No Oven Required

Recipe for eggless chocolate cake – steamed chocolate cake with icing. Eggless chocolate cake recipe. No oven or pressure cooker required for this recipe. Easy beginners recipe with simple ingredients.

  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x



Wet Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil or sunflower oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Dry Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Maida (All purpose flour)
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Chocolate Icing / Ganache

  • 250 grams dark chocolate
  • 250 ml milk cream like (amul milk cream)


Wet Ingredients

  1. Take a bowl and add in all the wet ingredients. Whisk well to combine.

Dry Ingredients

  1. Take a bowl and sift all the dry ingredients together in the bowl.


  1. Add in the mixed wet ingredients (milk-oil mixture) to the dry ingredients. Mix well with a whisk until thoroughly combined.
  2. Prepare a 6 inch cake pan and pour the batter in the pan. Cover the pan with an aluminium foil.
  3. Bring a steamer with water to a boil. Place the cake pan in the steamer, cover the pan with a tight lid and steam for 40 minutes on medium flame.
  4. Remove the cake from the steamer. Remove the aluminium foil. Allow the cake to cool completely.
  5. Gently run a knife on the sides of the cake to release the sides from the pan. Invert it to a cake board / plate.

For Icing / Chocolate Ganache

  1. Scald 250ml of milk cream.
  2. Remove from heat and add in the chopped chocolate. Mix well with a whisk to combine.


  1. Cut the cake into half. Apply a layer of ganache on the bottom layer. Top the other half of the cake and generously apply ganache on the cake.
  2. Apply chocolate shavings for garnish.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Multi