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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Chocolate Maida Cake | Chocolate Maida Burfi

Chocolate Maida Cake

Indian sweet prepared with all purpose flour, sugar, cocoa powder and clarified butter. It is very common to find this sweet in Indian sweet stalls.This is my Kid's favourite sweet. An easy and quick dessert for chocolate lovers prepared with easily available ingredients. Please check below for step by step instructions and pictures for preparing Chocolate Maida Burfi - Chocolate Maida Cake.

Cook Time : 20 mins
Preparation Time: 5 mins
Yields :  24 pieces 

Chocolate Maida Cake

Maida / All purpose flour 
1.5 Cups -  2 tbsp
Cocoa powder
2 tbsp
2 Cups
Vanilla essence
1 tsp
1/2 Cup

  • Take a plate/ tray and generously grease it with 1 tsp of ghee and keep it ready.
  • Heat ghee in a pan. Roast Maida in ghee for 4 -5 mins in low flame. Add vanilla essence and cocoa powder. Remove from stove.

  • .Take 1 cup of water in thick bottomed vessel. Add sugar and allow it to boil till sugar syrup reaches one string consistency. One string consistency means when the sugar syrup is hold between fore finger and thumb,  a thin single string should form. 
                                                                 One String Consistency 

  • Reduce to low flame. Add  maida,cocoa mixture to sugar syrup and mix vigorously with spatula in circular motion. Within 2 minutes, all the batter comes together and starts leaving the pan. Switch off the stove.

  • Pour this batter in the greased plate. Level it using spatula. Draw lines using knife after 5 mins when it is warm.(This will help to easily cut the burfi once it cools down). Allow it to cool and cut into shapes. 

Roast maida in low flame. Also add maida to sugar syrup in low flame. 
Once cooled, store the sweets in air tight container.
Adding vanilla essence is optional.
Chocolate Maida Cake / Chocolate Maida Burfi


  1. An easy sweet to prepare for sure.

  2. A had to pause and understand the step by step procedure. Ok, the whole process is clear for me to follow, thus this lovely sweet will be welcomed by my friends.

  3. simply sweet n superb dish nithya

  4. Sweet looks so delicious and chocolaty...

  5. Delicious.. Looks so yummy and appealing :-)

  6. this is a simple and lovely sweet...

  7. looks awesome...perfectly done !

  8. Quick and tasty!! Perfect for Diwali..Thanks for sharing...


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