Quick & Easy Chocolate Cake

    1 hour

    This one is great for when you have friends arriving in an hour and nothing prepared to serve for sweets!

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    Serves: 10 

    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 cup self raising flour
    • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 75g butter, melted

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Grease your cake tin.
    2. Put all dry ingredients in a bowl & mix well to remove all lumps.
    3. Add eggs, vanilla essence & milk mixing well. Add melted butter and stir for a few minutes.
    4. Transfer cake mix to your cake tin.
    5. Bake in a moderate oven for about 45 minutes.

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    I have a question....when you say cake tin, what size? It looks like a layer cake, but the ingredient amounts leads me to think different.  -  10 Jul 2011  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    I'm new to baking, and would love to try this recipe if only I knew the size of cake tin to use  -  13 Jul 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    Altered ingredient amounts. 1 3/4 sr flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons cocoa 3 eggs 1 cup milk 125grams butter 1/4 teaspoon bi-carb soda 1 teaspoon vanilla i also cut it into layers and spread between the layers with raspberry jam and whipped cream then covered the cake with Chocolate ganache  -  28 Dec 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)