Chelsea’s Favourite Chocolate Cake

By Chelsea's team of cooks, added 28 April 2010

Difficulty Easy RecipePrep time10 minutes RecipeCooking Time 1 hour 20 minutes

  • Chelsea’s Favourite Chocolate Cake

Unbelievably easy - throw all of the ingredients together and bake. We love this one! Make it dairy free by following our alternative suggestions.

Recipe Rating: 5

Ingredients

1 Tbsp instant coffee granules
¾ cup water
2 cups Chelsea White Sugar
1¾ cups plain flour
¾ cup cocoa powder
2 tsp vanilla essence
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
2 eggs
1¼ cups milk (or Rice/Soya Milk)
½ cup sunflower or soya oil

Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease and line a 23-25cm cake tin with baking paper.

Dissolve the coffee granules in water, then place all ingredients into a food processor and process until well combined and smooth. Pour the mixture into the cake tin. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack and when completely cold, ice with either Chelsea Rich chocolate Icing sugar or make your favourite with Chelsea icing sugar.

Note: This is a very runny mix - don't be alarmed the first time you make it.

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Overall rating

Recipe Rating: 5

5 ratings, 590 people added this to their Favourite Recipes.

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  • 5

    This is the easiest chocolate cake. I always come back to this one if I need to whip up a quick cake.

  • 5

    Best cake ever!!!...and so simple!

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  • 5

    Used for all our birthdays.

  • 5

    My kids & I make this cake all the time now when we crave something sweet.Delicious

  • 5

    It was easy to make..My family definitely loved it & it was still moist after two days!!

  • 5

    easy as to make and tastes awesome. the whole family and friends love it

  • 3

    this cake is super easy to make and for people on the go is an impressive but fool proof choc cake that never fails to impress.

  • 5

  • 5

    Such an easy recipe and a beautifully moist cake!! Have also tried making it into mini cakes and worked very well for those too!

  • 5

    I just made this with my 6 year old son, so easy to make and OMGosh it is sooooo yummy!!! :)

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  • 5

    This is such an easy cake, if I can have success with this then anyone can!!!! Delicious

  • 5

    Lovely moist cake - I made it into cupcakes & it was perfect because they stayed flat & were perfect for icing. It made about 60! Beautiful, moist & possibly the easiest recipe I have ever made!

  • 5

    Best chocolate cake recipe ever!

  • 5

    So much cake - so little time... To eat that is. The best ever moist cake and just so simple....

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  • 5

    Yum did de yum yum

  • 5

    Best chocolate cake ever!

  • 5

    My 'go-to' chocolate cake recipe. Never fails