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Easy Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake can be quite a tricky cake to make, but no need to worry because this easy chocolate cake recipe will have you craving for more, it’s easy and flop proof.

Meal Type :  Dessert
Cuisine ​: Comfort Food

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PREP TIME

00:00

COOKING TIME

Ingredients

1
½ cup of oil
2
1 cup of flour
3
2 tsp of baking powder
4
¼ cup of cocoa
5
½ cup of boiled water
6
4 eggs
7
1 tsp vanilla essence
8
1 cup of castor sugar

Method

1
preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
2
in a bowl add your cocoa and boiling water mix this until the cocoa is dissolved ,once mixture is made put the mixture to the side and allow to cool
3
in a mixer add oil and castor sugar allow this to beat on medium for 7 minutes
4
after the 7 minutes add eggs ,vanilla essence and combine
5
add the flour and baking powder and combine
6
lastly add the cocoa and boiling water mixture and combine
7
in a baking pan add your batter ( i used a rectangular pyrex dish)
8
bake for 25 to 30 minutes (check cake at 25 minutes with a toothpick but do not take cake out of the oven )

SERVES HOW MANY

6 to 8

YIELD

1 cake

Chef's note

  • do not over mix 
  • make sure that you prepare your cocoa and hot water before you start anything
  • this recipe can be used to make a cake or cupcakes 
  • toppings can be experimented with
  • meaning of combine:simply allow the ingredients to be mixed in but do not over mix

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