Ultra-moist chocolate cake

Ultra-moist chocolate cake


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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.

Kristen Faux

Serves: 18 

  • 300g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 250ml milk
  • 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

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl. Add vanilla and then eggs to the mixture.
  2. 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.
  3. Mix cocoa and hot water together; beat into batter.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes at 180 C / Gas 4. Cool and frost with desired frosting.

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not a review but a question - does this make enough mixture to do 2 different layers? want to know before I attempt making it. - 01 Oct 2016

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