Family Chocolate Cake

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is our family's favourite chocolate cake. It is a moist cake that keeps well. Ice/frost with your favourite chocolate icing or frosting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter and golden syrup together.
  2. Warm milk and dissolve the baking soda in it.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder and cocoa into large bowl of mixer.
  4. Stir through the sugar.
  5. Add eggs, butter mixture and milk mixture.
  6. Beat on medium speed until combined.
  7. Lastly add vinegar and beat well for 2 minutes.
  8. Pour into a 9" tin which has been greased and bottom lined with baking paper.
  9. Bake at 350F for 45 minutes or until cake springs back after touching with finger.
  10. Cool in tin for 10 minutes before turning onto a rack to cool completely.
  11. Ice/frost with your favourite chocolate icing/frosting.


Most Helpful

This cake is what Jenny served to us when we first arrived for a visit and we gobbled it up (as hungry cyclists tend to do). It is really moist, a really good basic chocolate cake.

Sackville April 11, 2009

This cake was so moist. The preparation was very easy and the cake was cooked just right after 45minutes. This is a definate keeper. Thanks for another great recipe Jen T

An_Net November 01, 2007

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