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Best Chocolate Cake


Serving Size:



  • 1 1/4 cups butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon warm water

Chocolate Mixture:

  • 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • a few drops vanilla extract
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten


Preheat oven to 350ยบ and grease a 9 inch cake pan.

Make the chocolate mixture first.

Gently melt the chocolate with sugar, milk and vanilla in a saucepan.

Add egg yolk and cook over gentle heat until mixture thickens slightly. Allow to cool.

Cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.

Beat egg yolks lightly (reserve whites) and mix yolks with milk, then add to butter mixture alternately with flour.

Add to the cooled chocolate mixture and combine well.

Dissolve baking soda in warm water and stir into mixture.

Whisk egg whites until creamy, then fold into mixture.

Pour into prepared tin and bake for 50 – 60 minutes or until cake tests clean.

Cool cake completely before cutting. This cake does not require icing.

Article Posted 6 years Ago

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