Chocolate Swirl Cake

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1hr 10mins
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, beating in one at a time.
  3. Sift over flour and baking powder and fold into butter mixture.
  4. Divide the mixture in half. Place one half in a separate bowl and mix in vanilla. Sift cocoa over other half of mixture and fold inches.
  5. Place alternate tablespoon of mixture into a baking paper-lined 20cm cake tin.
  6. Swirl the mixtures together with wooden skewer.
  7. Bake at 180 C for 35 - 40 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
  8. Cool cake a little. Turn out onto a cake rack and ice when cold.
  9. Icing: Melt butter and chocolate over a low heat, stir in icing sugar.
  10. Add water and mix to combine. Spread over cake when cool.
  11. If you wish to decorate the cake, use a potato peeler and peel white chocolate into curls and sprinkle over icing.

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