Buttery Chocolate Cake with Evaporated Milk

    Buttery Chocolate Cake with Evaporated Milk

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    This is a delicious chocolate cake with a rich buttery taste. It's melt in your mouth! Use your favourite chocolate icing.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 2 cakes

    • 1 3/4 cups (250g) self raising flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups (300g) white sugar
    • 125g butter
    • 1 1/4 cups (300ml) evaporated milk
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 70g dark chocolate, melted
    • 1/4 teaspoon red food colouring

    Directions
    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Line the bottoms of two 23cm round cake tins with baking paper.
    2. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt and sugar.
    3. Stir butter just to soften then add to flour mixture. Add only 1 cup of the evaporated milk until all flour is dampened. Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed, or 300 vigorous strokes by hand.
    4. Add to the flour mixture the eggs, vanilla, melted chocolate, food colouring, and remaining 1/4 cup milk. Beat 1 minute in mixer, or 150 strokes by hand.
    5. Pour the batter into the prepared cake tins. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool.

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