Recipe of the week


Chocolate Cake

Cook Time: 40 minutes
Author: Faye Bunyan
A one bowl, easy delicious cake to make. Moist (never fails).


  • 1 1/3 cups Flour
  • pinch Salt
  • 4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 4 tbsp Cocoa
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 125 gms Melted Butter
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda


  1. Sift dry ingredients into a large bowl, add milk, vanilla essence and eggs.
  2. Beat until smooth then add melted butter and beat again.
  3. Use a fairly good sized tin as this is a big cake.
  4. Line tin with baking paper.
  5. Bake in a moderate oven at 160 fan-bake oven, or 350 in a conventional oven for around 40 to 50 minutes.
  6. Cool.
  7. Ice with chocolate icing.

Have you got a recipe you want to share with readers? Send it in via our Recipe Submission page.

Please include photos. If you have more than one photo, for example, photos for each stage of the preparation, then email the extra photos to recipes[at] along with the title of your recipe, and trained monkeys in the backend will add those to your recipe.