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Cookbook/Chocolate Cake

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A small chocolate cake

A chocolate cake is a type of cake made with chocolate.


  • 200g (7oz) Self Raising Flour
  • 225g (8oz) Caster Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 25g (1oz) Cocoa powder
  • 100g (4oz) Margerine
  • 2 Eggs
  • 5 tbsp Milk
  • 5 tbsp Water
  • A few drops of Vanilla Essence


  1. Heat oven to 180C, 350F. Grease 2 x 20.5cm tins, not loose bottomed.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, salt and cocoa.
  3. Rub in margarine. Beat eggs with milk.
  4. Stir egg mixture, essence and liquids into the dry ingredients and beat well.
  5. Place mixture in prepared tins and bake for about 30-35 minutes.
  6. When cold, sandwich together with chocolate buttercream and add chocolate icing to the top.
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