Homemade Chocolate Cake

Homemade Chocolate Cake


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About this recipe: Very adaptable chocolate cake recipe - it is made without eggs and it still comes out! This cake is a quick and easy fix for birthdays, parties or school fetes.

chakaal28 Gloucestershire, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 170g cooking margarine
  • 300g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 110ml milk
  • 250g plain flour
  • 8 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 drop vanilla extract
  • 1 drop almond extract
  • 225ml boiling water

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Blend all ingredients, last of all adding 225ml boiling water.
  2. Pour cake mixture into 2 greased and lightly floured cake tins.
  3. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 until a skewer inserted in centre of cake comes out clean (approximately 30 minutes).
  4. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack, then add strawberry jam to one half and Nutella or chocolate spread to the other half and put the cake together. Decorate as you like.

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Reviews (2)


Take care - this comes up in a search for eggless cakes but has 2 eggs listed - you'll need to use egg substitute. - 23 Jun 2012


Tried the recipe for my first time in ages and the cake turned out fine. Probably only needs 25 mins cooking time though, due to fan assisted oven. - 24 Mar 2012

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