23 August 2010

Recipe: Chocolate cake

Chocolate cake

2 cups sugar
6 eggs
2 cups cake flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
Pinch of salt
½ cup oil
½ cup milk
½ cup water
3 teaspoons cocoa

Beat eggs & sugar until creamy. Sift all dry ingredients together. Bring water, milk & oil to the boil. Fold egg mixture into dry ingredients, add milk mixture. Mix well & bake @ 180˚c for 25-30mins

Syrup (choc cake)

2 cups sugar
2 cups water
3 teaspoons coffee

Dash of brandy (½ cup if stronger taste of brandy is wanted)
Cook for 5mins & pout over cake, allow to cool.

Topping (choc cake)

2 packets orly whip (1 box)
2 teaspoons sugar
1 tin of treat caramel

Whip the cream & sugar till stiff, add caramel & mix well. Spread over cake & decorate with peppermint crisp.

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