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.

Leo J. Lagrotte

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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