Speedy but so yummy.


  • 8oz self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 8oz butter
  • 8oz caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 200g melted chocolate


  1. Preheat oven to 190c.
    Put all ingredients into a mixer and blend until smooth.
    Pour into two 7 inch cake pans.
    Bake for 25-30 mins, turn out straight away and allow to cool on a wire rack.
    This cake is great for covering in fondant, buttercream, ganache etc.
    Very often the filling and topping I use is ganache, it’s incredible.


emmer_d Says... 2010-09-23 07:37:56

Where can I find a conversion chart for the baking temp and ounce and gram weights? Thanks!

Karen_uk1 Says... 2010-09-24 00:57:43

www.convert-me.com hope this helps.

Kiddiekakes Says... 2011-01-05 16:15:09

Can I use regular flour or does it have to be self rising??

Kiddiekakes Says... 2011-01-05 16:16:03

Also what is castor sugar and can I just use regular sugar??Sorry about all the questions!!

lovinlifekyles Says... 2011-02-09 13:15:57

do you think this would make one 12 inch cake OK??

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