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Granny’s Chocolate Cake

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“I just love this cake. It’s ideal for any time of the day with a cup of coffee or tea or even just on it’s own. The delicious chocolate flavor and the yummy roasted pecans are a wining combination. It’s very easy to make as well.”
1 pound cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the cake:
  2. Mix cocoa, flour, sugar, soda, baking powder and salt in a bowl. (I always recommend to sieve the dry ingredients.).
  3. Melt the butter and add it to the dough with the water and the eggs.
  4. Mix the batter until light and creamy.
  5. Pour into a pre-greased and floured baking tray.
  6. Baking: Pre-heated oven at 175º C for about 40 minutes on the second lowest shelf.
  7. For the glaze:
  8. Melt white chocolate in warm milk (on the stove).
  9. Add cocoa powder, sugar and butter.
  10. Pour over the cake ONLY when the cake is COLD.
  11. Sprinkle nuts.

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