Two Layer Chocolate Cake

    Two Layer Chocolate Cake


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    About this recipe: This cake is perfect for any special occasion, especially birthdays. Decorate with chocolate ganache or your favourite icing. Simple and utterly delicious.

    Serves: 1 2 layer 23cm round cake

    • 250g plain flour
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 65g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 250ml milk
    • 125ml vegetable oil
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 250ml hot, brewed coffee
    • 2 eggs

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. In a large bowl, sieve together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt.
    2. Add oil, milk, vanilla, coffee and eggs; beat well. Batter will be thin. Pour into two 23cm greased and floured round tins.
    3. Bake at 170 C / Gas 3 for 25 minutes or when top springs back when lightly pressed. Cool layers on wire racks.

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    The layers come automatically? - 27 Sep 2012

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