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The Simple 'Throw-It-All-Together' Chocolate Cake

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Introduction

This simple cake is perfect to do in large batches and tastes great. You can make the cake as 'chocolatey' as you like and is just as good as a plain sponge cake.

Ingredients

Serves: 0

  • 227 self-raising flour
  • 227 sugar
  • 227 margarine
  • 5 eggs
  • 5 drops vanilla essence
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 142 unsweetened cocoa (according to taste)

Method

The Simple 'Throw-It-All-Together' Chocolate Cake is a community recipe submitted by Anonymous and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Pre-heat the oven at gas mark 3, 170ºC,325ºF and grease 2 cake tins.
  • Sieve the flour and baking powder. Add the sugar, margarine and eggs. Mix with an electric whisker. Add vanilla essence and unsweetened cocoa. Mix again.
  • Scoop the mixture evenly into the greased tins and place them in the oven for 15 to 20 mins.
  • For a plain sponge use 4 eggs and miss out the unsweetened cocoa.
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    What 1 Other has said

    • Is there a specific size cake tin to be used?

      Posted by Shefali S on 1st September 2014
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