A light, fluffy, sponge that will impress your friends.


  • 7 large eggs

  • 1 Cup Caster sugar

  • 1 Cup Self Raising Flour

  • 1.5 Cup Drinking Chocolate

  • 1 ts Vanilla Essence

  • 1 tbs Lemon juice

  • .75 Cup Canola Oil

  • 1 Cup Boiling Water

  • .5 Cup Icing Sugar to dress


  • 1.

    Pre Heat oven to 160C degrees C

  • 2.

    Separate eggs into two bowls

  • 3.

    Beat egg whites with 1/2 cup sugar and lemon juice until soft peaks and set aside

  • 4.

    Combine the egg yolks with remaining sugar

  • 5.

    Add Oil and Vanilla essence and beat at low speed

  • 6.

    Add Sifted flour to mix 1/3 at a time and slowly add the boiled water, also in parts

  • 7.

    Take the beaten egg whites and carefully fold into chocolate flour mix, taking care not to let the air out of the egg whites

  • 8.

    Spoon into Angel Food cake tin, taking care not to mess up the sides of the tin

  • 9.

    Run a knife through mix to release any large air bubbles inside

  • 10.

    Bake for 45 mins. Check with a wooden skewer if cooked.

  • 11.

    Remove from oven and invert the tin onto a bottle or glass and let cool

  • 12.

    When cool, remove cake from tin. You may need to run a knife around the edges and the base of the cake

  • 13.

    Dress with Icing sugar and serve with a dollop of double cream or ice cream

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 773kj
  • Fat Total 46g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Protein 11g
  • Carbohydrate 86g
  • Sugar 65g
  • Sodium 90mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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You can try different flavors. My other fave is Lemon, so replace the chocolate with 1/2 cup lemon juice and the zest of one lemon. Bon Appetito

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Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
ooo.. looks so nice and perfect :-)