125g of softened butter
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.
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