Chocolate Cake

Submitted by *Vilification*

Cake Ingredients

6 oz. butter 6 oz. fine sugar
6 oz. self-rising flour 3 eggs
1 tbsp Cadbury’s drinking chocolate (any hot chocolate power, for ordinary use with milk)

Topping Ingredients

500g block of Cadbury’s dairy milk or any good chocolate.

Filling Ingredients

8 oz. Icing Sugar 4 oz. butter
Squirt of lemon juice 2 tsp hot chocolate powder


  1. Beat together butter & sugar until fluffy. Beat eggs in separate bowl until well mixed (the more air in the mix at this stage the better). Add eggs to mixture a bit at a time, mixing well after each add. 
  2. Add chocolate powder to flour & sieve into mixture. Mix well & pour into greased baking tin.
  3. Bake at 180°C for approximately 20 minutes (depending on oven). To test when ready, place a knife into the center of the cake. Knife should come out clean when ready. Cool on wire rack.
  4. For filling, place butter in bowl. Add chocolate powder to Icing sugar & sift onto butter. Add squirt of lemon juice. Beat together until smooth. Slice cake in half & add to middle.
  5. For topping, cover in melted chocolate. Allow to harden & enjoy!

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