Choccy Cake recipe

This cake is incredibly easy Ė itís made in the same tin as itís cooked in, minimising the washing up too! The sauce is cooked within the cake, so you donít even need to make one!


  • 150g sugar
  • 125g plain flour
  • 200g dark brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 415ml hot water
  • 125ml milk
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 115g chopped walnuts

Method of Preparation:

  1. Grease a 23cm square cake tin. Preheat the oven to 180C.

  2. In the tin, stir together the sugar, flour, baking powder and 2 tbsp. of the cocoa powder.

  3. Mix in the milk, vanilla extract, and oil until smooth. Stir the walnuts into the mixture.

  4. Spread the mixture out well with a spatula.

  5. Sprinkle with the dark brown sugar, 4 tbsp. cocoa powder and then pour hot water over it.

  6. Cook the cake for forty minutes and then once cooked and cooled, cut it into squares.

Author: Laura Young

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Published: April 18, 2011
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