About this recipe:A heavenly chocolate cake recipe that is taken to new heights with a luscious fudge frosting. Perfect for birthday cakes. You could also make two 23cm (9 in) round chocolate cakes instead of one large chocolate cake, if desired.
Prep:30min › Cook:30min › Extra time:30min cooling › Ready in:1hr30min
Bring to the boil the 110g butter, 110g margarine, water and 4 tablespoons cocoa. Remove from heat and add flour, sugar, 120ml milk and vinegar. Mix well. Then add: eggs, bicarbonate of soda and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Mix well until lumps are gone. Pour into greased 20x30cm cake tin. Bake at 200 C / Gas 6 for 20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
Fudge Frosting: Combine in saucepan 6 tablespoons butter, 4 tablespoons milk and 3 tablespoons cocoa. Bring to rolling boil. Remove from heat and add icing sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until smooth. Spread on cooled cake.