Easy 'no Beat' Chocolate Cake With Frosting

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is the quickest, easiest cake I have ever made that always comes out moist and perfect! I got it from a friend and have had many requests to pass it on to other friends and family.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to moderate temp (180C).
  2. Grease large square baking tin.
  3. Into a large bowl sift flour and cocoa, then mix in sugar.
  4. Place on top of dry ingredients butter, golden syrup, bi-carb and vanilla.
  5. Pour over boiling water and mix well until all butter is melted.
  6. Cook for 45 mins to 1 hour or until cooked ( when skewer comes out clean).
  8. Sift icing sugar and cocoa into a bowl.
  9. Add all other ingredients and mix well.
  10. Spread on top of cooled cake.


Most Helpful

So easy and delicious. We didn't get round to eating it until 2 days after cooking, and it was so moist, similiar to a chocolate mud cake!

china1 October 12, 2009

Great easy cake, and the icing was perfect consistency. I made cupcakes and piped the icing on, they were well received at my friend's housewarming. Thanks!

Chickee August 31, 2008

I was looking for chocolate cake recipes that were easy + simple to make without egg. I tried this one the other night, substituted the golden syrup for maple syrup (it was all I had!) and added big chunks of cherry ripe into the batter. I must say that this was the easiest cake I've ever made, and it came out perfect. It tasted delicious, and it was really rich so you can only eat a small slice at a time! The frosting came out perfect as well, which surprised me because I've always had trouble creating the perfect frosting. I'd really recommend this recipe to anyone!

milkfangs July 12, 2008

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