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Easy Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  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
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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