Chocolate cake 

This chocolate cake only takes a few minutes to prepare. It’s great as cupcakes too. The mix makes 12 cupcakes. 

125g of softened butter

2 eggs 

2/3 cup water

1 tsp vanilla extract 

1 1/3 cups of gluten free self raising flour 

1/2 cup Dutch cocoa powder

1 cup unrefined golden castor sugar


Place all ingredients but the flour into a bowl and mix with a electric mixer on a low speed until well combined. Mix should be smooth and pale when ready. Then sift flour into the mix and blend this in by hand using a wooden spoon. Careful not to overmix. Then pour into a lined 20 cm cake pan. Bake in a preheated oven set to 160c takes around 55 minutes. 


90g chocolate 

30g coconut oil

1 cup icing sugar 

2 tablespoons hot water 

Carefully melt chocolate and coconut oil in a bowl in the microwave do 15 seconds at a time until melted. Then mix in water and icing sugar. Spread over cake. 

Cake can be made dairyfree by replacing butter with a dairy free alternative. Enjoy 


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