The Perfect Chocolate Cake

Ingredients

  • 6oz Butter
  • 6oz Golden caster sugar
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 4 1/2 oz Self raising flour
  • 1 1/2 oz Cocoa
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • Dash of milk

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180
  2. Grease/line two cake tins
  3. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  4. Beat the eggs together then add a spoon of egg with a spoon of flour until all the egg has been mixed in
  5. Fold in the remaining flour, cocoa and baking powder
  6. Add some milk if the mix is dry (the mix should drop from the spoon when lifted)
  7. Bake in preheated oven in 2 cake tins for 18-20 mins (cake should start to shrink away from pan at the edges and should feel springy to the touch)
  8. Allow to call in tin for 5 minutes and then turn out on to a wire rack
  9. Sandwich cake together using chocolate buttercream
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