Easy Chocolate Button Cake
Easy Chocolate Button Cake is a super simple recipe for a rich and delicious cake. This chocolate cake makes a great birthday cake and is always a hit with all the family.
FOR THE CAKE
- 190 g plain flour
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 tsp bicarb of soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 150 g caster sugar superfine sugar
- 2 tbsp golden syrup
- 2 eggs beaten
- 150 ml vegetable oil
- 150 ml milk
FOR THE BUTTERCREAM
- 50 g cocoa powder
- 2-3 tbsp hot water
- 50 g butter
- 200 g icing sugar confectioners sugar
- 119 g Giant Chocolate Buttons
FOR THE CAKE
Heat the oven to 160C, grease, and line two 20cm sandwich tins.
Sieve the flour, cocoa, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and caster sugar into a large bowl.
Mix the syrup, beaten eggs, oil and milk in a jug and add to the dry ingredients.
Beat well and pour into the tins.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until firm to the touch.
Turn onto a wire rack, remove the paper and leave to cool.
FOR THE CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM
Mix together the cocoa powder and hot water in a bowl.
Beat the butter in a bowl until smooth.
Sift in the icing sugar and cocoa paste and beat to make a thick buttercream.
Fill and top the cake with the buttercream.
Decorate with chocolate buttons.
Calories: 489kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 5gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 168mgPotassium: 252mgFiber: 3gSugar: 43gVitamin A: 203IUCalcium: 58mgIron: 3mg
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