simple to make and moist.
Basic ingredients that are boiled together to provide a moist rich flavour that gets better each day.
Old fashioned recipe shared from friend to friend.


  • 1.5 cup of castor sugar

  • 1 cup of water

  • .5 tsp of Bi-Carb Soda

  • 2 tablespoon of Cocoa

  • 125g of butter

  • 1.5 cups of Self Raising Flour


  • 1.

    Grease small round tin, preheat oven to 180°c oven

  • 2.

    Boil all ingredients for 3 minutes then allow to cool.

  • 3.

    Add 2 well beaten eggs

  • 4.

    Mix in 1 ½ cups of Self Raising Flour (sifted)

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 339kj
  • Fat Total 13g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 54g
  • Sugar 36g
  • Sodium 10mg

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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cooking time depends on your oven so, cook until cake bounces back when touched or skewer comes out clean

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