5 July, 2015
Blueberry’s Chocolate Cake
Blueberry’s Chocolate Cake*
This chocolate cake is very easy to make. Try it and let’s know what you think.
1 1/3 cups plain flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1 cup caster sugar
1 cup buttermilk
125g butter, melted, cooled
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 1/3 cups pure icing sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder
20g butter, at room temperature, chopped
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Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a 6cm-deep, 20cm round cake pan. Line base with baking paper.
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 center 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.
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.
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.
* from chocolate recipe community