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deliciously moist chocolate cake



12 portion(s)

dry ingredients

  • 300 grams of plain flour
  • 100 grams of rapadura
  • 100 grams of coconut sugar
  • 45 grams of cacao, or cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons of baking soda

wet ingredients

  • 230 grams of milk
  • 120 grams of melted butter, *not boiling*
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla bean paste, *or essence*
  • 2 eggs


  • 1 cup of boiling water

chocolate buttercream icing

  • 270 grams of icing sugar
  • 30 grams of cacao, or cocoa
  • 150 grams of softened butter
  • 1.5 Tablespoons of milk

Recipe's preparation

  1. -Preheat oven to 170 degrees fan forced.

    -Spray and line 2 cake tins.

    -Place all dry ingredients into TM bowl speed 7 / 20 seconds.

    -Add wet ingredients speed 5 / 20 seconds.

    -Add the boiling water, carefully, mix till combined, then mix on speed 8 / 1 minute.

    -Pour mixture evenly into the 2 prepared cake tins.

    -Place tins in oven for 35-45 minutes. Or until an inserted knife comes out clean.

    -Let cakes cool in tins for 5 minutes before turning out on to a wire rack.

    -to make the icing, place all ingredients in TM bowl speed 8 / 20 seconds. Scrape bowl and repeat if necessary.




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You can replace the rapadura and coconut sugars with white sugars. I just prefer using unrefined sugars.


This recipe makes 2 cakes that you can sandwich together with the icing tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Very delicious and a very easy recipe. Cooked to...

    Submitted by LizzyLoc on 29. July 2018 - 22:40.

    Very delicious and a very easy recipe. Cooked to perfection in 35 mins. Sandwiched together with icing but might freeze one cake next time. Thank you.

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