Chocolate Pound Cake
Member recipe by chocolatetreats
It has the best most simple recipe with easy to follow instructions.
- For the cake
- 170g butter, softened
- 340g caster sugar
- 3 tsps vanilla essence
- 3 eggs , lightly beaten
- 170g self-raising flour
- 55g plain flour
- 3 tbsps cocoa powder
- 11 floz milk
- Place butter, sugar and vanilla essence in a bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in the eggs.
- Sift together the flours and cocoa powder. Fold the flour mixture and the milk, alternately, into the butter mixture.
- Pour the mixture into a greased and lined 22cm square cake tin and bake for 55 minutes or until the cake is cooked when tested with a skewer at oven temperatures 190C, 375f, gas 5.Stand the cake in the tin for 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.