Boiled Chocolate Cake

READY IN: 52mins
Recipe by Marli

I first made this cake when I was at school, it is still my favourite chocolate cake recipe. Makes a beautiful moist cake. Prep time is a guess.

Top Review by Ninna

This is a great cake Marli. I have this recipe too, but mine is double quantity and I cook in a 8" square pan. I got it from the Woman's Day, prize recipe 30 or more years ago. Thanks for posting it Marli. Update: I just wanted to explain the photo Marli, I cut it in halves and spread lemon curd in between layers - gee it was good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees c.
  2. Place sugar, water, butter, bicarb soda& cocoa in a saucepan& bring to the boil.
  3. Once boiling, time for 2 minutes, then remove from heat.
  4. Grease& line base of a loaf pan.
  5. Once chocolate mixture has cooled, add the flour& egg.
  6. Mix well until smooth.
  7. Place in pan& cook in oven for 35 minutes.

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