• Coffee cake
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    Chocolate coffee cake with vanilla custard

    A very easy and tasty coffee cake recipe for you to enjoy! Serve with vanilla or caramel/toffee custard. Ingredients 2 eggs one and a half cups plain flour one and a half teaspoons baking powder half a cup of sugar a pinch of salt 4 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons cocoa powder half a cup black coffee Method Start by making the coffee because it needs to cool down a bit before adding it to the batter. I made an espresso with my Bialetti espresso maker,¬†topped up with a bit of warm water to make half a cup. In the same cup, add the 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder to the…

  • chocolate cake
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    A Plain Chocolate Cake

    Here is an easy recipe for a yummy double chocolate cake! Ingredients 60 ml cocoa powder 90 ml hot water 5 ml vanilla essence 300 ml cake flour 60 ml sunflower oil 3 large eggs, separated about 80 ml water 125 ml sugar extra 80 ml sugar 10 ml baking powder pinch of salt For the icing 100 g butter 350 ml icing sugar 50 ml cocoa powder about 40 ml water to mix Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Mix the cocoa and the hot water. Let cool. Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, add the…