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Chelsea's Favourite Chocolate Cake
Chelsea's Favourite Chocolate Cake
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Chelsea's Favourite Chocolate Cake

4.5
10 mins
1 hours 20 mins
Easy
12

NZ's favourite chocolate cake recipe. Unbelievably easy - throw all of the ingredients together and bake. We love this one, try it today.

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  • Ingredients
  • Method

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp instant coffee granules
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 cups Chelsea White Sugar
  • 1¾ cups Edmonds Standard Grade Flour
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 tsp Edmonds Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Edmonds Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1¼ cups Meadow Fresh Milk (or Rice/Soya Milk)
  • ½ cup sunflower or soya oil

Icing Ingredients

  • 1½ cups Chelsea Icing Sugar (225g)
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 
  • 50g butter, softened
  • 2-3 Tbsp hot water

Chelsea Products in Recipe

White Sugar

White Sugar

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Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C (reduce to 160 for fan forced).

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.

Icing Method

Place Chelsea Icing Sugar and cocoa powder in a medium bowl and stir to combine.

Add softened butter and pour some of the hot water over the top.

Mix together, adding more water as required to achieve a smooth, spreadable consistency.

Spread over the top of the cooled cake.

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

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