Mum's Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Ninna

My dear little mum made this for as long as I can remember. The icing isn't really part of this recipe but I added it at the bottom as my kids will access their grandmother's recipe from here and I just guess quantities.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar, then add eggs one at a time.
  2. Add cocoa, jam & vanilla, mix.
  3. Sift flour, add flour and milk alternately, starting and finishing with flour.
  4. Bake 35mins 200degC (400defF) – lower for fan forced 180degC (350degF).
  5. Chocolate icing:.
  6. Butter, icing sugar, cocoa, hot water.
  7. Mix icing sugar, cocoa and butter together until smooth; add a little hot water, a little at a time, continue beating - this takes away the sugary taste and makes it smooth.

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