Super Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe by Imelda McCarron

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

For the cake:

  • 7 oz 200g butter, softened
  • 7 oz 200g caster sugar
  • 6 oz 170g self raising flour
  • 1 oz 30g cocoa powder
  • 3 eggs
  • Place the butter & sugar into a bowl and mix well until pale and creamed well together
  • Add the cocoa powder flour and eggs. Mix well until everything is combined
  • Line two 7” tins and preheat oven to 140oC. Divide the cake evenly between the two tins place in the oven and bake for 20-25 mins until springy to touch
  • Carefully remove from the tins and leave to cool completely

For the icing:

  • 175 g icing sugar
  • 125 g milk chocolate
  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • Place the chocolate in a bowl and place over pan of barely simmering water and leave until fully melted
  • Place the butter and icing sugar in a bowl and mix until well combined and pale
  • Add the melted chocolate and mix until everything is well combined

For the top:

  • 50 g melted chocolate
  • Strawberries

Instructions
 

  • Sandwich the two cakes together with a generous amount of the frosting. Place a small thin layer on top and smooth out with a small palette knife
  • Top with strawberries and drizzle melted chocolate on top
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