Delicious Eggless Chocolate Cake

Delicious Eggless Chocolate Cake


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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!

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

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.


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)


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


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


Delicious! - 07 Aug 2010

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