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Egg Free Chocolate Cake

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275g sifted plain flour

300g caster sugar

45g good-quality cocoa powder

125ml vegetable oil

300ml water

11/2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

11/2 tablespoons vanilla extract

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C on Multilevel or you can use the Cake setting. Grease and flour a small 15-18cm baking tin.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, soda and salt. Add sugar and mix together.
  3. Add oil, water and vanilla and mix thoroughly.
  4. Pour into prepared baking tin. Bake for approx. 45 mins or until skewer inserted in centre comes out clean.

For chocolate sauce:-

50g margarine, melted

45g unsweetened cocoa

75ml milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

250g icing sugar or 450g icing sugar if you want a frosting instead.

1. In a large bowl, beat margarine and cocoa together until combined.

2. Add milk and vanilla; beat until smooth.

3. Gradually beat in icing sugar until desired consistency is achieved. You may use less than stated. Adjust with more milk or icing sugar if necessary.


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