Delicious Eggless Chocolate Cake

    Delicious Eggless Chocolate Cake

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    40min


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    About this recipe: A mouth-watering chocolate cake which is extremely easy and quick to make and could easily be made vegan!

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • For the cake
    • 160g flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 130g caster sugar
    • 150 ml milk (or soyamilk)
    • 60g melted butter (or margarine)
    • 1-2 tablespoons cocoa
    • For the icing
    • 300g icing sugar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa
    • 2 teapoons vanilla sugar (optional)
    • 100g butter (or margarine)
    • 3 tablespoons coffee

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C/ gas mark 4 and grease a round cake tin (22cm).
    2. For the cake: Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Stir in the melted butter and milk and mix well.
    3. Pour into the greased cake tin and bake for 25 minutes.
    4. Remove and leave to cool on a wire rack.
    5. For the chocolate filling/icing: Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Stir in the butter and coffee and whisk quickly, until smooth.

    Tip

    This recipe makes a lot of icing so what I do, is I carefully cut the cake in half (horizontally) and put the icing on the bottom half like I'm spreading some butter on a sandwich. I then put the top half back on and use the rest of the icing on top to decorate.

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    Reviews (8)

    10

    the cake is delicious.. I follwed the recipe perfectly..but it did not rise as much as i would have liked.. any suggestions? - 16 May 2012

    6

    Beautiful cake, It came out quite flat and fell apart a bit even though i had used self raising flour plus the baking powder, however it tastes delicious, and was the perfect solution to my no eggs crisis ! will definately make again, Thanks ! - 27 Sep 2012

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    5

    Delicious! - 07 Aug 2010

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