Favourite Easy Chocolate Cake

    45 minutes

    This is a super easy chocolate cake which is good for any occasion. You can easily double the quantities.

    2 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
    • 1 cup white sugar
    • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
    • 1 cup (250ml) water
    • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 teaspoon almond essence

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 23cm round cake tin.
    2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, bicarb soda and cocoa. Make a well in the centre and pour in the water, oil, vinegar, vanilla and almond essence. Mix well and pour into prepared pan.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

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    This cake was a little bland by itself but yummy with mocha frosting/glaze on top. But it was quick and easy and didn't require any special ingredients.  -  30 Jan 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)