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Birthday Milk Chocolate Cake

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Introduction

The most chocolatey chocolate cake! My mum used to bake it for my birthdays,and im passing on the tradition by baking it for my 5 yr old nephew,and will do for my own children when they come!

Ingredients

Serves: -

For the Cake

  • 7 ounces self-raising flour
  • 8 ounces superfine sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 4 ounces margarine (or butter)
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 5 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Milk Chocolate Icing

  • 2½ ounces butter (or margarine)
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 8 ounces confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons hot milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

Birthday Milk Chocolate Cake is a community recipe submitted by truffles and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Cake: Sift together the flour, superfine sugar, salt & unsweetened cocoa. Rub in the butter/margarine. Stir in the egg mixture Beat well Bake for 35 mins in 2 greased 7" tins at gas 350 F
  • Milk chocolate icing: Melt together butter/margarine and unsweetened cocoa Stir in confectioners' sugar, hot milk and vanilla. Beat until thick. Put a layer between cakes and ice top and sides. This cake is best left a day for icing to harden slightly(if you can resist the gorgeous chocolatey smell!)
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