Classic Chocolate Cake


There are few things more comforting that chocolate cake….very few things. This is my third and final recipe from the Top 100 recipes.

I followed the recipe completely. The only change was that I halved the recipe. It turned out so well.


Unsalted butter          1/3 cup

Granulated Sugar      1/2 cup +  5 tbsp

Eggs                               2

All purpose flour       1 cup

Baking cocoa               1/4 cup

Baking soda                1/2 tsp (heaped)

Salt                                 1/2 tsp

Milk                                1/2 cup + 3 tbsp

Confectioners sugar  to sprinkle

  • Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy
  • Add the eggs one by one and beat the mixture till smooth
  • Mix the dry ingredients – flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt – together in a seperate bowl.
  • Add the dry ingredients and milk alternatively in two halves. 
  • Mix to a smooth batter after each addition.
  • Preheat the oven to 175C
  • Grease a loaf pan and line it with parchment paper.
  • Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Cool completely 
  • Enjoy!


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