Easy Chocolate Cake
|Milk||8 Fluid Ounce (1 Cup, 250 Milliliter)|
|Butter||4 Ounce, softened (125 Gram)|
|Eggs||2 , lightly beaten|
|Self-raising flour||5 1⁄2 Ounce (1 1/3 Cups, 170 Gram)|
|Cocoa powder||2 Ounce (2/3 Cup, 60 Gram)|
|Caster sugar||7 Ounce (1 Cup, 220 Gram)|
|Chocolate icing||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Icing sugar||5 Ounce (1 Cup, 155 Gram)|
|Cocoa powder||2 Tablespoon|
1. Place milk, butter and eggs (a) in a bowl and whisk to combine.
2. Sift together flour and cocoa powder (b) into a separate bowl. Add sugar and mix to combine. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in milk mixture. Beat (c) for 5 minutes or until mixture is smooth.
3. Pour mixture into a greased 20 cm/8 in round cake tin (d) and bake at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for 40 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Stand cake in tin for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.
4. To make icing, sift icing sugar and cocoa powder together into a bowl. Stir in milk and mix until smooth. Spread icing over cold cake.