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My mum’s easy chocolate cake recipe

easy chocolate cake recipeThis is the chocolate cake I’ve been eating all my life.

This cake was the basis for all of my own birthday cakes as a child. It is now the basis for my kids’ birthday cakes – including the recent construction ‘digger’ cake for The 4YO.

This cake is the first thing I learned to bake and it is still my go-to cake if I’m keen for something easy to make. It is a simple recipe, is not too heavy and tastes great.

I call this my mum’s recipe but after checking with Mum I’ve discovered that she also considers it her mum’s recipe. I’ll have to ask Nan where she got it from.

Anyway – give it a try!

My mum’s easy chocolate cake recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs

Instructions

  1. Melt butter.
  2. Combine the rest of the ingredients into a large bowl and pour melted butter on top.
  3. Beat hard for 3 minutes
  4. Pour mixture into greased cake tin and bake in moderate (350F/180C) oven for 45-60 mins.

Image credit: ppi09/123RF Stock Photo

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