Warwick - Chocolate Cake with Mocha Fudge Frosting


Chocolate Cake


·      1 3⁄4 cups SR flour

·      2 level tablespoons cocoa

·      3 ozs melted butter

·      2 eggs

·      1 1⁄2 cups sugar

·      1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

·       1 cup milk

·      pinch of salt

Mix dry ingredients. Add melted butter and milk then beat for two minutes. Add the two beaten eggs and beat for a further two minutes. Divide mixture evenly between two buttered and lined 8” / 20cm sponge tins.

Bake at about 180° C for about half an hour. Test before removing from oven.

Mocha Fudge Frosting

·      2 ozs softened butter

·      2 teaspoons cocoa

·      1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla

·      4 ozs sifted icing sugar

·      1 teaspoon instant coffee

·      3 – 4 teaspoons hot water

Dissolve instant coffee in the hot water and then place all ingredients in a food processor, or similar. Process until a smooth consistency is obtained and then spread over the cake.

This is sufficient for one cake only.