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Basic chocolate Cake

This cake is easy to bake, and everyone loves it. With a little frosting it can make for a very nice birthday cake especially if you top it with special cake toppers or edible image. Enjoy!


Amount Ingredient
150g dark chocolate coarsely chopped
150g butter, cut to cubes
1 cup white sugar
3 eggs
140g self-raising flour, sifted
100g chopped hazel nuts
160g chocolate chips
24 cm round cake pan, oiled


1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Melt the chocolate, butter and sugar in Bain-marie. Remove from heat. Add the eggs one by one, and beat well after each egg. 2. Add the nuts, chocolate chips and flour, and stir into a smooth mixture. 3. Pour the mixture into the pan and bake for about 40 minutes, until toothpick stuck in center of cake comes out with moist crumbs. Cool on a rack.

Comments (1)

that sound amazing, roughly what sizr tin is this for?
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