Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Great sponge recipe and only uses one egg.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt the butter and the syrup (I use the microwave).
  2. Add egg and sugar, beat well.
  3. Sift together flour, cocoa and baking powder.
  4. Add to butter mixture.
  5. Add vanilla and lastly the baking soda dissolved in the milk.
  6. Bake 30-40 minutes at 190C (375F) degrees.
  7. Fill with whipped craem and dust with icing sugar before serving.

Reviews

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Considering that this recipe has much less fat than most cake recipes, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised at how tasty this turned out. The texture is really lovely - soft and puffy. It is not an overly sweet cake, and the chocolate flavor is not very pronounced. Still, this was incredibly simple to prepare and I will certainly be making this again whenever I need a quick snack cake. This cooked very quickly - I recommend checking for doneness early as mine was already just a tiny bit too dark right at 30 minutes.

HeatherFeather September 25, 2002

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