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QUICK! Chocolate cake recipe - nowt fancy just a nice chocolate cake for children..

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fumf Mon 20-Oct-08 16:12:33

Please, please I can't find my trusty chocolate sponge recipe, and I need to make a birthday cake now!
Thank you, have googled but all seem to be death by chcolate or alcohol involved...

more Mon 20-Oct-08 16:14:25

3 eggs
3 dl sugar
2 1/2 dl flour
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsps vanilla essence
125 melted butter

200 degrees for 35-40 mins.

fumf Mon 20-Oct-08 16:16:57

Thanks more for quick response.
melted butter? what do I do with that? I'd normally mix sugar with butter...?
and what is dl?

more Mon 20-Oct-08 16:21:10

dl = decilitre, approx a cup.

mix egg and sugar
add all the dry ingredients plus vanilla essence
add melted butter last.

fumf Mon 20-Oct-08 16:24:11

ahhh, thanks. Sorry for stupidity, I struggle with good old lbs and ozs [old git]

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