Chocolate Cake

Makes 1 x 2 layer cake or 18 cupcakes.
Chocolate Icing not included.

Ovo Vegetarian
Kosher Parev
Halaal

SKU: 600 3105 900 101 Category:

Sugar, Wheat flour (Gluten), Corn starch, Cocoa powder, Raising agents, Salt, Flavourings, Yeast extract.

Dry Mix: Wheat, Gluten
Added Ingredients: Egg

INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

EGGS: 3 extra large or jumbo eggs
OIL: 1 cup (250 ml) Canola or Sunflower oil
COFFEE: 2 t (10 ml) coffee granules to make 1 cup (250 ml) fresh hot coffee

PANS & EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1 springform tube pan 23 cm x 7 cm or 2 x 20 cm or 2 x 22 cm cake pans or 1 x 12 cup muffin pan for cupcakes 7 cm x 3 cm deep
  • Electric beater
  • Spatula

OVEN: 180°C
Adjust oven rack to middle position
Tube Cake: Bake for 35 – 40 min at 180°C
Layer Cakes: Bake for 30 – 35 min at 180°C
Cupcakes: Bake for 15 – 20 min at 190°C

CHOCOLATE CAKE ILLUSTRATED ON FRONT OF BOX

  • Adjust oven rack to middle position. Preheat oven to 180°C. Butter pan/s generously and line bases with baking paper or spray with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • Beat eggs and oil for 30 seconds on high speed until well blended.
  • Add hot black coffee and beat until blended.
  • Add contents of pack and gently mix in by hand with a spatula. Mix only until combined.
  • Scrape mixture into prepared pan/s.
  • Bake at 180°C. See baking times in left panel. Cake is done when a thin-bladed knife inserted in the centre comes out clean or cake pulls away slightly from the sides of the pan.
  • Cool cake in a pan for 10 minutes. Turn out on a cooling rack. Do not ice until cake is completely cool.

CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES – MAKES 18 CUPCAKES
Line a muffin pan with paper cups and fill 2/3 full with cake batter.

MICROWAVE INSTRUCTIONS
TESTED IN A 650 AND 750 WATT OVEN

  • Use a 22 cm x 8 cm funnelled micro dish lined with absorbent kitchen paper.
  • Cook on high for 5 minutes. Leave to stand for 5 minutes (in microwave).
  • Finish cake with a final 4 minutes on high.
  • Rest in the dish for 10 minutes to firm before turning out.

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