Yummy Chocolate Cake

About this recipe: This is a delicious moist chocolate cake, which will make you swoon. It's easy to make and everyone will love it. Ice with your favourite chocolate icing, if desired.

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Ingredients

Makes: 1 20x30cm cake

  • 400g caster sugar
  • 250g plain flour
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 115g butter
  • 250ml water
  • 115ml buttermilk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

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

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease and flour a 20x30cm tin. Mix together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring butter and water to the boil. Remove from heat. Stir in flour mixture. Pour in buttermilk, eggs and vanilla; mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour cake batter into prepared tin. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted in centre comes out clean. Remove cake from oven and ice immediately.

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