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Black Forest Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Cake
125g. soft margarine
10ml. vanilla extract
300g. castor sugar
3 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup water
60g. cocoa
2 cups cake flour
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
pinch of salt


Preheat oven at 180 degrees C.

Cream the margarine in a large bowl. Add the vanilla extract and mix. Mix in castor sugar unil the mixture is light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time; mix well.

Mix milk and water and warm it up in a cup(not hot). Mix cocoa into milk and stir so there are no lumps.

Sift flour, dry ingredients and salt together in a separate bowl.

Mix coccoa and flour into margarine a little at a time, alternately. Mix well.

Place mixture in two well-greased, sandwich, cake pans. Place in oven for 35-40 minutes.

Remove from oven and let cake cool off. Then remove from pans. Cool further, then decorate with icing or as desired.

Preparation Time: 20 Serves: 12
Recipe Origin: South Africa
Submitted by:
Kim Rutgers

South Africa
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