Dark Chocolate Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by JustJanS

This recipe comes from The Aust WW's New Cookbook (a very OLD cookbook I own) and is posted by request.

Top Review by KJ1036

Lovely chockie cake. I don't know if the cooking time is too long, or it is just my oven, but at 40 mins, the cake was starting to burn.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift dry ingredients into a large bowl; add sugar.
  2. Add melted butter gradually, mix well.
  3. Add milk and vanilla; beat well.
  4. Add lightly-beaten eggs gradually, beating well after each addition.
  5. Put mixture into greased and greased-paper lined deep 20cm round cake tin.
  6. Bake in a moderate oven 65 minutes or until cooked when tested.
  7. Top with Chocolate Icing when cold.
  8. Chocolate Icing: Sift together icing sugar and cocoa; mix in melted butter and water; beat until smooth.

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