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Nana's homemade chocolate cake


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  • 125g butter
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 75g self raising flour
  • 50g coco powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 table spoons of warm water
  • For the filling-
  • Cream
  • Jam


Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Preset your oven to 180 C/ Gas mark 4 and grease two sandwich tins.

Step 2

Beat the sugar and the butter (mixer or hand)

Step 3

Add the eggs (one at a time) and beat.

Step 4

Sift in the coco powder and flour and mix.

Step 5

Add 3 table spoons of warm water and mix again.

Step 6

Pour your mix into one of the sandwich tins and place In the oven for 25 minutes.

Step 7

While the first mix is in the oven repeat steps 2-6 for your second mix.

Step 8

Nana's homemade chocolate cake - Step 8

When both mixes are cool and taken out of the tins, spread cream on your first mix and jam on your second.Put mix 2 on top of mix 1 and put pressure down.

Step 9

When the two cakes are stuck together, you can now decorate them with melted chocolate or anything you want!

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