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A really easy chocolate cake recipe...

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sleepycat Tue 06-Mar-07 14:47:26

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MamaG Tue 06-Mar-07 14:48:39

Just do a sponge cake:-

6oz SR flour
6oz butter/marg
6oz sugar
3 eggs

and add an ounce of cocoa powder (not hot choc)

Easy peasy - when cookd and cooled, fill middle with chocolate buttercream mmmmm

satinshoes Tue 06-Mar-07 15:01:49

i've seen this recipe before and am planning to use it to make daughters birthday cake (see other thread). how do you make buttercream?

MamaG Tue 06-Mar-07 15:04:07

6oz Icing Sugar, sifted
3 oz Butter, softened
Tablespoon or so (to taste) of cocoa powder
Vanilla Essence, a few drops

Cream the butter and sugar until soft and light.
Add the vanilla and cocoa and mix mix mix - add more cocoa if it needs it (taste it)

MamaG Tue 06-Mar-07 15:04:24

I'm doing it for ds birthday tomorrow

satinshoes Tue 06-Mar-07 15:06:29


sleepycat Tue 06-Mar-07 15:11:36

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Ivor Tue 06-Mar-07 15:15:58

My mum used to make a chocolate sponge cake just like that but made peppermint butter cream instead, yum
<getting all nostalgic just thinking about it>

MamaG Wed 07-Mar-07 14:35:37

here is DS's cake

Ready Thu 08-Mar-07 20:23:40

How long do you bake the choc cake for and at what temperature??

MamaG Fri 09-Mar-07 14:07:04

Gas mark 4 for 30-40 mins (until a skewer comes out clean)

cream sugar & butter together first
add eggs
add (sIFTED) flour & cocoa

A friend of mine made the 6663 cake as we call it - used nutella for the topping and it was gorgeous.

satinshoes Sun 11-Mar-07 21:46:22

mamaG - cake looks fab. check out my profile for my dd's. i'm very proud

MamaG Tue 13-Mar-07 12:31:17

ooh i'm impressed satinshoes!

cakengifts Fri 19-May-17 11:33:20

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