Family Chocolate Cake Recipe

Family Chocolate Cake Recipes

Ingredients :


2/3 cup

1/3 cup

1.25 cups

1/2 cup

1 tsp


1 cup

1 tsp


Chocolate Icing

1 cup

1 tbsp

1.5 tbsp

1 tsp

butter, softened


icing sugar

self-raising flour


bicarbonate of soda



vanilla essence

pecan halves to decorate


icing sugar, sifted


boiling water

vanilla essence

Method :
  1. Preheat oven to 180C.

  2. Grease a 23cm cane tin, line with greaseproof paper and grease paper.

  3. Cream butter with sugar and icing sugar until light and fluffy.

  4. Sift flour with cocoa and soda three times into a bowl.

  5. Add flour mixture to butter with remaining ingredients and beat together until well blended.

  6. Spoon into prepared tin and bake for 40 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.

  7. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

  8. To prepare icing: combine all ingredients in a bowl over simmering water and stir until smooth.

  9. Pour over cold cake and spread with a knife dipped in hot water.

Makes 1 cake

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