Chocolate Thank-You cake
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Chocolate Thank-You cake

By naomi98 (GoodFood Community)
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    • Time to cool overnight (optional)
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  • Makes Slices
Good for a once in a while indulgence
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Ingredients

For the cake-

  • 125g of self-raising flour
  • 2eggs
  • 125g of soft brown sugar
  • 30g of cocoa powder
  • 2 table spoons of single cream (optional)
  • 125g of margarine
  • Vanilla essence (cap full)

For the icing and decoration-

  • As many chocolate buttons as preferred
  • 200g of icing sugar
  • 100g of unsalted butter
  • a small amount of single cream
  • 30g of cocoa powder
  • vanilla essence (cap full)

Method

  • STEP 1
    Pre-heat the oven to 200c
  • STEP 2
    Grease a cake tin and dust with flour
  • STEP 3
    Firstly cream the fat and sugar, using a whisk or a wooden spoon.
  • STEP 4
    Add in the eggs, vanilla essence and cocoa powder.
  • STEP 5
    Then add the flour. And whisk more. Add anyother ingredients such as cream or milk.
  • STEP 6
    Spread the thick mixture into the dusted tin.
  • STEP 7
    And then cook at 200c until risen and bake by eye. test for readiness by using a skewer.
  • STEP 8
    At this stage the cake needs to be cool. So cool overnight or you can make an ice bath for the tin to rest in.
  • STEP 9
    Put all icing ingredients in a bowl and whisk using an electric mixer. Give or take a few ingredients until the icing reaches perfect consistency.
  • STEP 10
    Palette knife or pipe the cake and finish with chocolate buttons.
  • STEP 11
    Allow to cool in fridge.
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