Arabian Chocolate Cake

Recipe by stormylee
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 18-20
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 175 C; grease and flour a 2-litre bundt pan.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Combine all dry ingredients (from flour to vanilla sugar) and sift the flour mixture into the butter&egg mixture, stir just until incorporated.
  • Add lemon juice, lemon zest, half-and-half and chopped almonds: stir just until incorporated.
  • Pour cake batter into the prepared pan and bake in the preheated oven for 60-75 minutes, or until the cake tests done.
  • Cool the cake completely before frosting it.
  • To make frosting: Measure all frosting ingredients in a small saucepan and bring gently to boil.
  • As soon as the first few bubbles appear, remove from heat; allow to cool, and frost the cooled cake.
  • Allow the frosting to set before serving.