About this recipe:This chocolate fudge cake will tantalise the taste buds of any true chocolate lover. It's chocolately, moist and dense. Eat it as it is, with chocolate sauce or frost it with a chocolate ganache for the ultimate chocolate treat.
300g caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
45g unsweetened cocoa
250ml hot water
315g plain flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
115g unsalted butter
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:30min › Ready in:50min
Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl. Add vanilla and then eggs to the mixture.
In another bowl, mix together flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and salt. Sour the milk by adding the lemon juice. Add flour mixture alternating with soured milk to the creamed mixture.
Mix cocoa and hot water together; beat into batter.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes at 180 C / Gas 4. Cool and frost with desired frosting.