• 100g butter
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 75g light brown or muscovado sugar
  • 125g chocolate (plain or milk)
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract /essence
  • 100g plain flour
  • ÃÂÃÂÃÂý tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder


  • STEP 1
    Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Grease and line a 20cm cake tin
  • STEP 2
    Place the butter, caster sugar, brown sugar, chocolate and golden syrup in the pan and melt gently on a low heat until it is smooth and lump-free.
  • STEP 3
    Remove the pan from the heat.
  • STEP 4
    Break the eggs into the bowl and whisk with the fork until light and frothy. 5 Add the eggs, vanilla extract or essence, flour, baking powder and cocoa powder to the chocolate mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • STEP 5
    Put the mixture into the greased and lined cake tin and place on the middle shelf of the oven. Bake for 25-30 mins.
  • STEP 6
    Remove and allow to cool for 20-30 mins before cutting into wedges and serving.
  • STEP 7
    Serve with cream or ice cream and plenty of fresh fruit.

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