Easy Peasy Chocolate Cake

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    1 hour

    This chocolate sponge cake can be thrown together pretty fast. Serve dusted with icing sugar, drizzled with melted chocolate or frosted with chocolate ganache.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • 200g caster sugar
    • 125g self-raising flour
    • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 125ml milk
    • 75g butter, melted

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a cake tin.
    2. Put all dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
    3. Add eggs, vanilla extract and milk, mix well. Add melted butter and stir for a few minutes.
    4. Pour batter into cake tin. Bake in preheated oven for about 45 minutes. The cake is done when a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
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    49

    I'm new to baking, and would love to try this recipe if only I knew the size of cake tin to use  -  13 Jul 2012

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    12

    This cake is amazing, I put a little chocolate butter cream on it, its so very noist.  -  07 Apr 2012

    tbarnett
    11

    This cake is so easy to make and turns out lovely. I put some choc fudge icing and hundreds and thousands on the top and it went down very well. This will definitely be a family favourite!!!!!. Thank you  -  03 Aug 2012

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