Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a recipe of one of my friends in New Zealand. She cuts hers into layer and puts cream in between to add extra umph!!! You can freeze this uniced.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl sift together flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, cocoa, salt, sugar.
  2. Add butter.
  3. Then pour in water and vanilla essence.
  4. Beat with an electric beater for 2 minutes on high or with a hand beater for 250 strokes.
  5. Add eggs and beat 2 minutes or 250 strokes with hand beater.
  6. Pour into a 33cm x 23cm x 5cm oblong pan lined with greaseproof paper.
  7. Bake at 180°C for 35-40 minutes or until cooked.
  8. Cool on wire rack in pan.
  9. Ice in pan with deluxe chocolate icing.
  10. Deluxe Chocolate Icing:.
  11. Sift together icing sugar, cocoa and salt.
  12. Add butter, egg yolk and hot water.
  13. Beat until smooth and easy to spread.

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