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Easy chocolate cake




  • cup plain flour
  • cup sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water


  • Heat oven to 180 C (360 F). Grease and dust with flour a 10 ” bundt cake tin
  • Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl
  • Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla. Using a handheld mixer beat on medium speed for 2 minutes
  • Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour batter into prepared pan
  • Bake 45-50 minutes or until wooden pick inserted comes out clean
  • Cool for 15 minutes in the cake tin and then remove from to wire racks. Cool completely
  • Dust with icing sugar
  • Slice and serve


  • If bundt pan is not available, you may bake it in an equivalent round or square pan
  • If you don’t have access to a hand-held mixer, use a wire whisk to mix until smooth