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Very Moist Chocolate Cake

No-one wants the disappointment of a delicious looking but dry chocolate cake, so we are here with an ultra-moist recipe that is sure to please everybody.



  • 50g butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 50ml milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 100g cooking chocolate, melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100ml boiling water
  • 35g cocoa powder
  • 125g self raising flour
  • 2 tbsp light vegetable oil (e.g. sunflower)


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  1. Dissolve the cocoa powder in the boiling water and set aside to cool.
  2. Put the butter and sugar in the bowl. Cream for a few seconds with a hand mixer at low speed (1-2) and gently add half the egg, followed by half the flour, gently increasing the speed to a medium speed (3-4).
  3. Add the remaining egg and flour and mix to a smooth texture.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and mix till smooth and velvety.
  5. Pour the mixture into a dish, cover with foil or greaseproof paper and steam for one hour, or till a knife inserted into the cake comes out clean.

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