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READY IN:
1hr 12mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Break the chocolate into a bowl.
  2. Add oil, water and margarine.
  3. Heat on high flame for 4 minutes, stirring every minute.
  4. Beat the rest of the ingredients till the mixture is smooth, turn into a medium lined souffle dish and cook on low flame for 20 minutes.
  5. Leave to stand for 10 minutes, turn onto a rack and cool.
  6. For the frosting, put the butter into a microwave-proof bowl with the sugar and put on high flame for 3 minutes, stirring every minute.
  7. Stir in the milk and vanilla essence.
  8. Microwave on full for a minute.
  9. Beat in the icing sugar and continue beating until thickened.
  10. Split the cake in half and sandwich the layers together with a layer of the frosting.
  11. Cover the cake with the remaining frosting, swirling it with a knife blade.
  12. Dust the top with cocoa powder.

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