Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Chocolate Cake


¼ kg refined flour,
A pinch of salt,
3 tbsp cocoa powder,
1 tsp baking powder,
50 grams drinking chocolate or plain grated chocolate,
150 grams butter or margarine,
200 grams brown sugar,
2 eggs,
140 grams plain yoghurt,
½ tsp vanilla essence


Sieve the refined flour with the salt, drinking chocolate (if using it), cocoa powder and the baking powder.

Melt the plain chocolate (if using it) in a double boiler.

Cream the butter and the brown sugar together till light and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat well together till it reaches a custard like consistency.

Now add the melted chocolate (if using it), all dry ingredients, yoghurt and vanilla essence. Mix well

Grease and flour a cake tin and pour in the batter. Preheat the oven for 10 mins at 200o C for 40 mins. Let cool and slice.