Best Ever Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake recipe
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Credit: Recipe by: Jenny Bongers. Photography: Whisk Media Group
Recipe by: Devondale
devondale.com.au
Average: 3.8 (73 votes)
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Difficulty
Easy
Category
Cuisine
Prep:  20 minutes
Cook:  1 1/2 hours
Makes:  1 Cake
Serves:  12
Recipe by Devondale Farmer Jenny Bongers. "This chocolate cake recipe was given to me about 14 years ago! It is now a family favourite and always requested for birthdays and even family weddings"

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Best Ever Chocolate Cake
Ingredients:
Method:
  1. Melt butter and choc melts in microwave in 30-second bursts, stirring each time until melted (approx. 2 minutes on high setting)
  2. Add the sugar and eggs, then add sifted flour and cocoa. Mix well
  3. Cook in lined 8-inch (22cm) round tin for 1 hour (gas oven at 120°C or 160°C fan-forced for 1 hour 30 minutes)
  4. Let cool in tin. Dust with cocoa and serve with whipped cream
Tips & Hints:
  • This chocolate cake recipe can be made up to 3 days ahead

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Best ever Chocolate Cake/Jenny Bongers
Glenys
2 years 2 months ago
The conversion from cups to grams seem odd. Also oven temp and times need to be clarified. Mine turned out fine with a very fudgy centre. I used cup measurements. It certainly didn’t need 1 1/2 hours cooking time at 160 fan oven. Nice easy fudgy cake. But please could someone adjust the recipe!
Great recipe
Anonymous
5 years 8 months ago
I've made this cake so many times - works out great!
Feedback channel unusable, recipe needs clarification
FB
5 years 9 months ago
Prev submitted form apparently failed to capture, and I can't be bothered typing it all again. Recipe needs clarification about oven temps and cake tin sizes. I was unhappy with the result. Submitting this brief version so you can fix, or at least warn others before wasting time and quality ingredients.