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Chocolate Fruity Cake

Ingredients
  Cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon
  Hot water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 4 Ounce, softened
  Caster sugar 4 Ounce
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Self raising flour 4 Ounce
  Sultanas 2 Ounce
  Icing sugar 1 Tablespoon (for sprinkling, to finish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 350 degrees.
2) Grease one 8-inch cake tin and use greased greaseproof paper or non-stick parchment to line it.

MAKING
3) Make a paste by mixing together the cocoa powder and hot water. Set aside to cool.
4) In a bowl, put the butter and sugar and beat well till the mixture is light and fluffy. Add the cocoa-milk paste and beat well.
5) Add the eggs, a little at a time, and beat well.
6) Fold in the sultanas and flour till the ingredients are all well blended.
7) Into the prepared tin, spoon the mixture and smooth the top.
8) Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes.
9) Turn the cake out and cool it on a wire rack.
10) If you want to freeze the cake, wrap it in cling film and then pack in a freezer bag. Seal, label and freeze.

SERVING
11) To serve the cake without freezing, place it on a cake plate and sprinkle icing sugar all over. Serve at room temperature or slightly chilled. If using frozen cake, first remove the wrappings and thaw it at room temperature for 3 to 4 hours. Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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