Prep 10 mins
Cook 50 mins
This recipe was passed on and has now become our favourite chocolate cake. Easy to make, melt in the mouth, rich and chocolaty.
- 1 1⁄4 cups sugar
- 1⁄2 cup butter
- 3 eggs
- 1⁄2 cup milk
- 1⁄2 vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon imitation chocolate flavoring
- 1 1⁄3 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2⁄3 cup cocoa
- 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
- Preheat oven to 160deg.
- Sift together flour, baking powder, cocoa and baking soda.
- Mix eggs, milk, oil and essence together.
- While creaming butter and sugar, together slowly add in egg mixture.
- When blended add flour mixture and mix well.
- Pour into greased round tin and bake for 45- 50 minutes or until baked.
- This cake will be moist when finished.
- Allow to cool slightly in tin before turning onto wire rack.
- Ice with your favourite chocolate icing.