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!
dark chocolate coarsely chopped
butter, cut to cubes
self-raising flour, sifted
chopped hazel nuts
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.