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Chocolate Cake

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 40 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 10

A dairy and egg-free rich chocolate cake. If you want an especially rich flavour, use olive oil or a neutral oil such as rapeseed or sunflower will work a treat.

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Ingredients

  • 400g caster sugar
  • 375g plain flour
  • 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 45g unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 475g water
  • 250ml vegetable/olive/rapeseed/sunflower
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4, then lightly grease a 20x30cm tin (alternatively use two 23cm round cake tins - just adjust baking time as necessary).

  2. In a large bowl, mix sugar, flour, bicarb, salt and cocoa powder.

  3. Add the water, oil, vinegar and vanilla extract, then beat the mixture for approximately 2 mins until smooth texture is achieved.

  4. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 40 mins.

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