Chocolate Cake

Ingredients

  • 125ml JUST MILK
  • 125g butter
  • 125g chocolate
  • 125g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 125g flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / gas 4.
  2. Butter a 20cm round cake tin (7.5cm deep) and line the base.
  3. Put the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl.
  4. Microwave for 25 – 45 secs (until melted).
  5. Melt the butter, add sugar to create a cream, add the eggs one at a time while still beating, then add the melted chocolate.
  6. Stir with a spoon and add flour and JUST MILK alternately.
  7. Pour the dough into your cake tin.
  8. Bake your cake for 40 minutes, check if your cake is baked by slipping the tip of a knife into the centre of the cake (it should come out dry).
  9. Cool the cake in its pan for fifteen minutes before turning out on rack.

    For a richer chocolate cake, follow this final tip

    Cut the cake horizontally.
    Melt an additional 200g of chocolate.
    Using a spatula, add 150g of melted chocolate to the middle and 50g to the top of the cake and decorate with shavings of any spare chocolate.

Prep Time (minutes)

Cooking Time (minutes)

Serves

Difficulty

EASY

Category

BRITISH CLASSICS

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