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Milk Chocolate Cake

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Serves 6

A lovely and simple Milk Chocolate Cake

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  • 200 g (7 oz) Self Raising Flour
  • 225 g (8 oz) caster sugar
  • 1 x 2.5 ml spoon (½ tsp) salt
  • 25 g (1 oz) cocoa powder, sieved
  • 100 g (4 oz) margarine
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 5 x 15 ml spoon (5 tbsp) evaporated milk
  • 5 x 15 ml spoon (5 tbsp) water
  • few drops vanilla essence


    1. Heat oven to 180ºC, 350ºF, Gas Mark 4. Grease 2 x 20.5 cm (8 inch) tins, not loose-bottomed as the mixture would run out.
    2. Mix flour, sugar, salt and cocoa.
    3. Rub in margarine. Beat eggs with milk.
    4. Stir egg mixture, essence and liquids into the dry ingredients and beat well.
    5. Place mixture in prepared tins and bake for about 30-35 minutes.
    6. When cold sandwich and top with Milk Chocolate Icing (see above).

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21st Oct, 2011
This recipe courtesy of A classic !
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