Light chocolate cake

Recipe: Light chocolate cake

Ingredients

  • 75g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup reduced-fat milk
  • cocoa powder and mixed berries, to serve

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease a 22cm fluted ring pan. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar, eggs, flour, cocoa, bicarbonate of soda and milk on low speed for 1 minute or until just combined.
  2. Increase speed to high. Beat for 2 minutes or until thick and creamy. Spoon mixture into pan. Smooth top. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Remove from oven.
  3. Stand cake in pan for 5 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool. Place cake on a plate. Dust with cocoa. Top with berries. Serve.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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