Best Ever Chocolate Cake

Best Ever Chocolate Cake

This is THE best ever chocolate cake. Simple to make but luxurious, chocolatey, decadent and oh so moist. I think you will love it
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  • Serves: 16 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 160C (320F)
  2. Step 2

    Prepare a 25 x 25 cake tin, spray well with cooking spray or line.
  3. Step 3

    In a large bowl add the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt and mix well until fully combined.
  4. Step 4

    Add to this the eggs, vanilla, oil and milk and blend well.
  5. Step 5

    Finally add the boiling water and carefully stir until completely blended together.
  6. Step 6

    Pour into your prepared cake tin and bake for 35-45 minutes (all tin sizes differ so check often after 30 minutes)
  7. Step 7

    In a medium sized bowl combine the icing sugar and cocoa powder and mix well.
  8. Step 8

    Add to this the melted butter and vanilla essence and stir well
  9. Step 9

    Add water a little at a time until you have your desired consistency
  10. Step 10

    Spread generously over the cake, allow to set, slice and serve!
  11. Step 11

    Store in an airtight container.