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Chocolate Cake Recipe

Simple chocolate cake with cocoa powder.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Chocolate Cake


  • Self raising flour
    250 grams
  • Baking powder
    2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    a pinch
  • Cocoa powder
    3-4 tablespoons
  • Butter /margarine
    250 grams
  • Powdered sugar
    250 grams
  • Eggs
  • Buttermilk
    1 cup
  • Vanilla essence
    1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease an eight inch round tin. Sieve self-raising flour with baking powder, salt and cocoa powder.

Step 2

Mix together softened butter with sugar and beat well with a wire whisk or electric beater till light and fluffy. Mix in one egg at a time.

Step 3

Fold in flour and cocoa mixture two to three spoons at a time, taking a little of buttermilk to make a smooth batter. Lastly mix in vanilla essence.

Step 4

Pour batter in prepared cake tin and bake at 180ºC for thirty five to forty minutes.

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