Rich Black Chocolate Cake

Rich Black Chocolate Cake


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You'll be amazed how a cake this easy to make can be so good. Rich, black, moist and freezes extremely well. Sure to be a favourite.


Serves: 12 

  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 2 cups (500g) white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons bicarb soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2/3 cup copha
  • 2 cups (500ml) boiling water
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease and flour a 20x30cm pan. Sift together the flour, sugar, bicarb soda, baking powder, cocoa and salt. Set aside.
  2. Melt the copha in the boiling water then stir into the flour mixture until blended. Beat in the eggs then stir in the vanilla.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

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