How to Make an Easy Chocolate Cake

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How to Make an Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Supplies!

Supplies!

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First put on some gaga! Nothing like baking to gaga :D

First put on some gaga! Nothing like baking to gaga :D

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Grease and line two 20cm cake tins, the parchment paper will help the cake stop sticking to the tin

Grease and line two 20cm cake tins, the parchment paper will help the cake stop sticking to the tin

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Beat the sugar and butter in a bowl until smooth and creamy

Beat the sugar and butter in a bowl until smooth and creamy

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Then add the eggs one at a time and beat. Then add the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and a splash of milk and mix to a thick batter. Don't worry if it looks like it's split it will work :)

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Like so!

Like so!

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Then evenly separate the mixture between the two tins and bake in a pre heated oven 180c for 20-25 minutes untill there's a slight spring to the sponge

Then evenly separate the mixture between the two tins and bake in a pre heated oven 180c for 20-25 minutes untill there's a slight spring to the sponge

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Once cooked, allow to cool for about 10 minutes before turning out into a cooling rack now to make the icing

Once cooked, allow to cool for about 10 minutes before turning out into a cooling rack now to make the icing

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Turn out like this

Turn out like this

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Then melt the chocolate over a pan and allow to cool slightly, beat butter and icing sugar until a thick paste then stir into a chocolate until smooth

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Like so!

Like so!

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Then spread the apricot jam across one of the sponges

Then spread the apricot jam across one of the sponges

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Then use half the chocolate icing and spread onto the other half. Then gently lift the chocolate icing sponge ontop of the jam

Then use half the chocolate icing and spread onto the other half. Then gently lift the chocolate icing sponge ontop of the jam

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Then use a piping bag and spoon the rest of the chocolate icing into it. Create little swirls ontop of the cake :)

Then use a piping bag and spoon the rest of the chocolate icing into it. Create little swirls ontop of the cake :)

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Dust with icing sugar and wallaaaa! Your done I hope you enjoy making it as much as you do eating it :) follow me and enjoy my guides

Dust with icing sugar and wallaaaa! Your done I hope you enjoy making it as much as you do eating it :) follow me and enjoy my guides

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