Pretend Chocolate Cake

Pretend Chocolate Cake


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About this recipe: They look like chocolate fairy cakes, but they don't actually have any chocolate in them!!! Go on - fool your friends with these.

joelrussell Dorset, England, UK

Serves: 12 

  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 100g butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp milk (optional)
  • Brown food colouring (hard to find)

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Put paper cases in a 12-cup bun tin.
  2. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add the butter, eggs, food colouring and sugar. Beat together until well mixed. If the mixture is a little thick, mix in a little milk.
  3. Evenly divide the mixture between the cake cases. Bake for 20 minutes in a preheated oven (180c/Gas Mark 4) until just firm.
  4. Allow to cool slightly before putting them out on a wire rack to cool completely.

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