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Chocolate Cake

This is such a great, simple, yet versatile, chocolate cake. It can even be turned into a cupcake mixture!

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For the chocolate butter icing

Notes

Add the finely grated rind of 1 orange to give the cake a chocolate orange flavour or replace the vanilla extract with 1 tbsp of instant coffee powder for a mocha flavour. This can also be turned into chocolate cupcakes if you wish – the recipe will fill 12 paper cases in a cupcake or muffin tray, and will take about 18-20 minutes to cook. Ice them generously with the chocolate buttercream and decorate to your heart’s content.

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Posted by • 2y ago • Report
I tried this recipe my cake sank is there any reason for this? Appreciate any tips

Rose
Posted by Susy5 • 4y ago • Report
Tis wk i'm goin 2try ..... lukin 4wrd to it . Hope it turns out fine !
Posted by Asia • 4y ago • Report
looks really yummmmy im make it today for my husband
Posted by Michaele Conchita • 4y ago • Report
i would suggest that if u dont like this, just apprecriate its presented here... i love chocolates esp. if its dark chocolate. I highly suggest u can use carrots , in replace of chocolate and use grinded quick cooking oats or rolled oats as flour. but cakes need have to have eggs to have soft consistency and after all its a cake....