This is Mum’s special Simple Chocolate Cake recipe. It had the power to score me cool stuff on the playground in exchange for a slice. Mum would include two pieces for my best friend and I, but one look at the cake and everyone was suddenly my best friend. Fun for a while, but soon I had to wait until everyone was busy playing before I could sneak some cake without being mobbed. This recipe yields one easy chocolate cake perfect for afternoon tea, or even as a base for a birthday cake. Top the cake with chocolate buttercream and sprinkles, and you’re done. You know what’s even better? It’s made in just one bowl.
You will need: one 20cm (8in) round cake tin.
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