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Very Large moist chocolate cake

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Prep: 1 hour Cook: 1 hour and 45 minutes + 20 mins extra cooking maybe

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Serves 12

Large rich chocolate cake basic recipe

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  • 550g plain chocolate
  • 450g unsalted butter
  • 275g caster sugar
  • 16 large eggs
  • 115g icing sugar
  • 450g self raising flour


  1. baking time/heat 105mins 20 120mins at 180c/350f/gas 4 preheat the oven to the temp. melt the choc in the microwave or over hot water. cream the butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy and pale separate the eggs, then slowly add the eggs to the butter and sugar mixture, then add the melted choc whisk the egg whites into soft peaks and then whisk in the icing sugar gradually soft the flour into a third bowl and then slowly add the flour and the egg whites alternatively using a metal spoon into the choc and egg yolk mixture pour into the large tin. then check after about an hour and 45mins to keep an eye. if you can then leave the cake for 12 hours before cutting however if your not going to cut etc then this should be fine

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Denise Timmins-Scott
24th Aug, 2017
what size tins did you use and can you freeze cake?
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