Chocolate Madeira Cake With Chocolate Glaze

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 55 mins

An old Family Circle recipe that I fondly remember as a child - Best made in a bundt tin.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C; grease and flour a bundt tin.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl beat butter, sugar and vanilla essence until fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, beating well, then add cocoa.
  5. Add milk alternately with sifted dry ingredients.
  6. Pour cake batter into the tin and bake for 50 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Leave to cool in tin for 5 minutes and the flip onto cake rack.
  8. Stir together icing sugar, vanilla and water to a smooth paste
  9. Spoon over cold cake in drizzle pattern.
  11. Cut up copha and melt with chocolate. Stir well until smooth and drizzle over the cake in alternating drizzle to white icing.