Super easy chocolate cake

Tasty Super easy chocolate cake Recipe

The only thing better than a chocolate cake is a super-easy chocolate cake – try this one and let us know what you think!
Super easy chocolate cake
Prep Time : 1:00 | Cook Time : 0:45 | Total Time : 1:45 | Serving : 8 person.


  • 1 1/3 cups plain flour

  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder

  • 1 cup caster sugar

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 2 eggs

  • 125g butter, melted, cooled

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 125g blueberries

Chocolate icing

  • 1 1/3 cups pure icing sugar

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 20g butter, at room temperature, chopped


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a 6cm-deep, 20cm round cake pan. Line base with baking paper.

  • Step 2

    Sift flour, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa powder into a large bowl. Stir in sugar. Combine buttermilk, eggs, melted butter and vanilla in a jug. Make a well in centre of flour mixture. Pour in buttermilk mixture. Using an electric mixer, beat on low speed until combined. Increase speed to high. Beat for 3 to 4 minutes or until thick and creamy.

  • Step 3

    Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

  • Step 4

    To make chocolate icing sift icing sugar and cocoa powder into a bowl. Add butter and 1 tablespoon of boiling water. Stir until smooth. Spread icing over cake. Top with blueberries. Allow icing to set. Slice and serve.

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