About this recipe: My parents own a traditionally-run sheep farm in the Falkland Islands. Cruise ship tourists come to visit and enjoy the experience. I cook this chocolate cake for my mum to serve to her visitors. It's simple and delicious and was given to me by my friend's mum because my son is allergic to egg.
This is a fab recipe! My son is allergic to eggs and this recipe is not only quick and easy to make, but light and moist too. It is really delicious and when my extended family visited they complimented me on it loads - and that was before I told them it was egg free! (and they have tasted some real stinkers!) I made it in a 2lb loaf tin with a liner and it took exactly 30mins. I also used Dr Otekers squirty chocolate cupcake frosting and it made it divine (this is also egg free). - 01 Nov 2012
I have been asked by a friend to make a birthday cake for her son who has an egg allergy. I'm a cake maker by trade and have never really entertained the idea of dealing with allergies. But, for my friend, I thought I would give this recipe a go. It seemed the best out of all the others. All I can say is, it's amazing! However, I used my Kenwood Chef with the whisk attachment, as the first time I made it, in my trial, I had lots of floury lumps in it. I added the liquid slowly to the dry mixture. All in all, a perfect cake - 25 Sep 2012