Category: Cakes

BBC Good Food Easy Chocolate Cake

BBC Goodfood Easy Chocolate Cake

A chocolate cake on a cake stand with chocolate shards on top as decoration

PREP: 35 MINS
COOK: 20 MINS
EASY SERVES 10 – 12

Master the chocolate cake with an airy, light sponge and rich buttercream filling. It’s simple enough for an afternoon tea but special enough as a birthday cake too.

Ingredients

For the cake

  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 200g unsalted butter, softened plus extra for the tins
  • 4 eggs
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 100g milk chocolate, chopped
  • 200g butter, softened
  • 400g icing sugar
  • 5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp milk

For the chocolate shards (optional)

  • 50g dark chocolate
  • 25g milk chocolate
  • 25g white chocolate

Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Butter the base and sides of two 20cm round sandwich tins, then line the bases with baking parchment.
  2. In
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Dr Oetker Chocolate Victoria Sponge Cake

Dr Oetker Victoria Sponge Cake

Ingredients

For Dr. Oetker Chocolate Victoria Sponge Cake

For the Cake:

225 g Butter or Margarine (8oz)
225 g Caster Sugar (8 oz)
Medium Eggs x 4
175 g Self-Raising Flour (6 oz) Sieved
50 Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder (x2 sachets/50g or 2 oz)

For the Icing:

75 g Unsalted Butter (3 oz)
175 g Icing Sugar (6 oz) plus extra to dust
45 Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder (45g/3 tbsp)
about 10 ml Milk or warm water

Ingredients

For the recipe Chocolate Victoria Sponge Cake

For the Cake:

225 g Butter or Margarine (8oz)
225 g Caster Sugar (8 oz)
Medium Eggs x 4
175 g Self-Raising Flour (6 oz) Sieved
50 Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder (x2 sachets/50g or 2 oz)

For the Icing:

75 g Unsalted Butter (3 oz)
175 g Icing Sugar (6 oz) plus extra to dust
45 Dr. Oetker Fine
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