Monday, February 27, 2012

Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe

This recipe was published in the March edition of Food & Home Entertaining, and we loved it so much we just had to share!

Moist Chocolate Cake

You will need:
4 large eggs
300 g sugar
250 ml cooking oil (1cup)
120 g cake flour (1cup), sifted
125 ml cocoa powder (1/2 cup), twice sifted
20 ml baking  powder (4tsp)
pinch of salt
310 ml milk
15 ml vanilla essence (1tbsp)

How to:
Heat the oven to 180°C.
Lightly grease a 20cm springform cake tin.
Beat eggs, oil and sugar with an electric mixer until thick and creamy.
Add flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt, milk and vanilla.
Beat for a few more minutes until the batter is smooth.
Pour batter into prepared tin and bake for about 40-50 minutes or until you tester comes out dry and clean.
Cool before removing from pan, and allow to cool completely before sprinkling with icing sugar. (use the sieve for nice even distribution)

This cake is so gorgeous, you can serve it just as, or with whipped cream for dessert.



  1. Hmm looking to tempt it out soon. it looks delicious.

  2. Oh, those are just the sweetest! could so do with one of those right now. You really are a great baker.