I used same amount as the recipe said for canola oil. It was fine for me, as I like my cakes buttery and quite rich. Not watery inside but v moist. Cocoa powder I used hershey.How much you put for butter? Is it very watery inside? Btw, what kind of cocoa powder you use?
Hi priscilla,Method for making cake:
Combine sugar, evaporated milk,vanilla extract and oil in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved,off fire and keep warm.
Add the beaten eggs into the slightly cold evaporated milk mixture and stir till well mix.
Sift the flour,cocoa powder,baking powder and baking soda into a large mixing bowl then pour the eggs mixture over the flour and stir till well mix (cake batter should be runny).
Heat up the steamer.
Lined and greased a 9 inch baking pan or 2 9′inch sandwich pan.
Pour the batter into prepared pan and place the pans into the steamer and cover the top of the pan losely with a piece of aluminuim foil.
Steam over medium heat for 1 1/2 hour (45 mins for 1/2 recipe/ingredients).
Cool the cake in pan before turning out for further decoration.
Method for chocolate coating:
Combine the sifted cocoa powder,condence milk and oil.
Stir over low heat till thicken (stirring all the time).
Add in salt and vanilla extract or essence.
Cold the chocolate topping a little before spreading on the cold cake.