Rachel Allen's Best Ever Chocolate Cake

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14Ingredients
45Minutes
1150Calories

Ingredients

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  • 125 grams dark chocolate
  • 200 grams plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 150 grams butter
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 75 grams butter
  • 1 cream
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa
  • 175 grams icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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    Directions

    1. In a bowl mix the milk and chocolate and allow it to sit on top of the saucepan of simmering water. Heat until the chocolate is melted.
    2. Beat the butter until very soft then add the caster sugar and continue to beat until the mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then fold in the melted chocolate (do make sure the eggs and butter are at room temp otherwise it may curdle).
    3. Sift in the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and the bicarbonate of soda, and fold in gently to mix (Be sure you fold in the dry ingredients. DO NOT stir).
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    NutritionView More

    1150Calories
    Sodium22% DV530mg
    Fat94% DV61g
    Protein25% DV13g
    Carbs47% DV141g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories1150Calories from Fat550
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat61g94%
    Saturated Fat37g185%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol285mg95%
    Sodium530mg22%
    Potassium360mg10%
    Protein13g25%
    Calories from Fat550
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate141g47%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars96g192%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium15%
    Iron25%

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