Rich Chocolate Cake

Recipe by JustJanS
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease and line a deep 23cm round cake pan.
  • Combine butter, essence, sugar, eggs, sifted flour, cocoa and water in a large bowl and beat on low speed with electric mixer until ingredients are combined.
  • Increase speed to medium, and beat for about 3 minutes or until mixture is smooth and changed in colour.
  • Spread into prepared pan.
  • Bake in a moderate oven for about 1 1/2 hours.
  • Stand 5 minutes before turning on to wire rack to cool.
  • Spread cold cake with icing.
  • Chocolate Icing: Melt chocolate and butter in bowl over hot water, gradually stir in sifted icing sugar, then stir in enough hot water to mix to a spreadable consistency.
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