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Very chocolatey cake

Very chocolatey cake

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

An indulgent chocolate cake that kids can make for a friend's birthday or as a family treat

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal235
fat16g
saturates10g
carbs22g
sugars17g
fibre0g
protein2g
low insalt0.28g
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Ingredients

For the icing

Method

  • STEP 1

    Ask a grown-up to switch the oven on to 180C/160C fan/ gas 4. Break the eggs into a small bowl and scoop out any bits of shell, then tip them into a large bowl.

  • STEP 2

    Put the sugar and butter in a bowl, then sift over the flour, baking powder and cocoa.

  • STEP 3

    Beat everything together using a wooden spoon or electric beaters, then stir in the chocolate drops.

  • STEP 4

    Spoon half of the mixture into each tin and smooth the tops.

  • STEP 5

    Ask a grown-up to bake the cakes for 20-25 mins or until risen and a skewer comes out clean. Cool in the tin for 5 mins, then turn out onto a rack.

  • STEP 6

    Beat the butter and icing sugar, then fold in the chocolate. Spread over the middle, sandwich the cakes together, then dust with icing sugar.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2010

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Rating: 4 out of 5.12 ratings
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