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Chocolate Sponge Cake

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This chocolate sponge cake recipe makes a soft and delcious dessert and can be prepared in the microwave. Made with a batter of flour, castor sugar, chocolate essence, cocoa powder, eggs and dark rum, this chocolate sponge cake is strictly fot adults!
Ingredients
  Plain flour 170 Gram
  Castor sugar 170 Gram
  White butter 170 Gram
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chocolate essence/Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Cocoa powder 30 Gram
  Milk 50 Milliliter
  Dark rum 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cream together the butter and sugar.
Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
Sieve together the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder.
Gentlyfold in theflour mixture, rum and milk alternately.
Add the essence and fold gently.
Pourthe batter into a one litre medium ovenproof dish lined with butter paper and micro wave on 100% power for 8 minutes, till the top feels just firm.
Allow the cake to stand for 10 minutes in the oven before turning onto a wire rack to cool.
Cool the cake completely, before cutting into slices.
Store in an airtight container to prevent it from drying up.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Cake

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