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my very own special cake!

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • 20 mins cooling time
  • More effort
  • Serves 6
a really yummy, lovely little cake which even the stoneist of hearts will find difficult to resist


  • 225g good quality plain chocolate (Green & Blacks works well)
  • 175g unsalted butter (softened)
  • 225g castor sugar
  • 250g self raising flour
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 1-2 tubes of smarties


  • STEP 1
    rub the butter and flour together with your fingers and thumbs in a bowl untl it looks like breadcrumbs.
  • STEP 2
    break up the chocolate into little sqaures and add them to the bowl along with the sugar and the smarties. Then start mixing
  • STEP 3
    as you are mixing gradually add the beaten eggs and then continue mixing
  • STEP 4
    pour the mixture into a cake tin greased with butter
  • STEP 5
    bake in the oven for 25 minutes and leave to cool in the tin on a wire rack

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