Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe | Yummly

Easy Chocolate Cake

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  • 8 ounces plain flour
  • 12 1/2 ounces caster sugar (/12½oz)
  • 3 ounces cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 cage free eggs
  • 9 fluid ounces milk
  • 4 1/2 fluid ounces vegetable oil (/4½fl oz)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 9 fluid ounces boiling water
  • 7 ounces plain chocolate
  • 7 fluid ounces double cream
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium11% DV270mg
    Fat40% DV26g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs20% DV60g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories480Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate60g20%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    kaya mackenzie 8 hours ago
    it came out amazing considering it was my first time trying it
    Chrissy Kay a day ago
    Lush, my kids love it!
    Hello 5 days ago
    Both cakes sunk in the oven, tasted good. You have to oil or grease the pans heavily to stop sticking
    Murphy a month ago
    Good recipe, cake was rich and dense. Would recommend and will be using as go-to chocolate cake from now on.
    I’ve made this one before and it is always unbelievably light!
    Kadisha Dee 3 months ago
    Needed to cook for quite a bit longer which threw me off but was nice in the end
    Suz 5 months ago
    Good light moist cake. Most people loved it.
    MaxGT19 5 months ago
    Great Cake, the mixture was quite runny but turned out great. You need to leave it for more than 35mins, i done it for an hour and was great.
    Dave 6 months ago
    My 9 year old daughter did this by her self except for the boiling water part. We used a different icing, but I’ll say that this cake was one of the better cakes I’ve had. Really good.
    Anabel Mariah 7 months ago
    The recipe suggets that the batter should be very liquid. And so the texture of my cake turned out to be like a stiffened jelly. Not impressed...
    Natty Shyne 8 months ago
    Great, was nice and soft. Partner liked it
    How Is Your Day? 8 months ago
    It turned out very eggy
    Hi Athena 8 months ago
    This is amazing!! By far the best cake I’ve ever made, me and all my family absolutely loved it!! Xx
    L 9 months ago
    Very good chocolate cake, icing worked perfectly after an hour in the fridge. Made with 1/2 the sugar and 1/2 the chocolate for the frosting. Moist, with medium density and texture..
    Ebersohn 9 months ago
    It was deliciously light and decadently moist. I have also made a moca java version by substituting some of the boiling water with an espresso. Also heavenly!
    Danelle Zeeman 9 months ago
    So moist and chocolate-y😍 I won't add the boiling water next time, the middle falls in a bit. Rather use a smaller cakepan than a larger one. Easy to bake and family loves it!
    Yolandra 10 months ago
    Great. I would love to make it again cuz it was soooo yummy
    Juliane a year ago
    This cake is easy and quick to make and super delicious, will definitely make it again! I did however use less water which probably left it fluffier
    Hala Seif a year ago
    Excellent and full of flavor
    Agata a year ago
    super easy and fast to make <3
    Dilek G. a year ago
    Delicious cake and easy to make. Prefer with less sugar.
    Laura a year ago
    Super delicious cake and really easy to make!
    ma3elliot . a year ago
    great and imade it look like chewbacca
    Alison V. a year ago
    Delicious cake Mixture very liquid and took one hour to cook Delicious cake very moist and tasty
    ria a. a year ago
    Not a fan, way too moist and sweet
    Mindi 2 years ago
    They were right! mixture is very thin so it'll seep through fix in trays.. Loved it after leaving the icing to seep through the cake for a day... icing is the best part❤
    Ian 2 years ago
    Excellent cake- very moist and rich. I found it took 40 minutes to bake, but maybe my oven is slow. I made the ganache in a bowl over simmering water rather than directly in a pan as I have a history of burning chocolate! For the ganache I used half 50% cocoa and half 70% cocoa plain chocolate as I find if you use all 70% it’s not sweet enough. I also added a tablespoon of brandy to the ganache.
    Chloé Dougall 2 years ago
    Fab it was awesome I made it to the recipe and it turned out amazing!!
    Jennifer M. 2 years ago
    I made this for my husband, he loved it said it was moist and very tasty, our daughter Trinity wants me to make this for her birthday next month.
    Sandra Eyete 2 years ago
    Put less sugar turned out great