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Birthday chocolate cake

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windmill121 Wed 17-Jul-19 22:33:59

I need to make a child's chocolate birthday cake but will be covering in fondant icing

Does anyone have any fool proof recipes ?

I normally make the ultimate chocolate cake (bbc good food) but it's too rich for 6 year olds

Thanks

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TapasForTwo Wed 17-Jul-19 22:49:37

A bog standard chocolate Victoria sponge is probably going to be the best. What size do you want to make?

windmill121 Wed 17-Jul-19 22:58:02

I think 20 cm

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PurpleDaisies Wed 17-Jul-19 23:00:35

I’d just do a Victoria sponge with 4 eggs, 8oz sugar, 8oz butter, 6 oz self raising flour and 2 oz cocoa powder.

ThighsRelief Sat 20-Jul-19 01:20:13

I did this the other day

www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/easy-chocolate-cake

kateandme Sat 20-Jul-19 11:57:41

id do a bog standard vistoria sponge.10z mix which is 10 flour(self.r) eggs and then 5 margarine and sugar.
do you have time before hand.you could do a mix and then test it using cupcakes to see the stength yo uwant.
when adding the cocoa we generaly replace the flour with however many spoons of cocoa we add.

kateandme Sat 20-Jul-19 12:00:37

sometimes adding some milk choc like cadburys to the mix helps it be more child friendly.putting some in the icing too.

GingerRogers84 Sat 20-Jul-19 12:28:24

Best chocolate cake recipe ever is the one from the GÜ cookbook. 🤤
You can just swap the ganache for fondant.

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