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.


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