Chocolate 'Anne' cake
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Recipe type: Baking
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Serves: 10-12
 
The easiest chocolate cake recipe you will ever get. There is no excuse to buy a packet mix ever again!!
Ingredients
  • 185g butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 200g cold water
  • 2 tbsp hot water
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 40g cocoa powder
  • 300g sugar
  • 320g self raising flour
  • Icing
  • 130g butter
  • 15g cocoa powder
  • 350g icing sugar
  • A splash of milk
Instructions
  1. Pre heat the oven to 150 degrees.
  2. Weight the butter into the thermomix and melt at 100 degrees for 2 mins on speed 1.
  3. Chuck in everything else and mix on speed 6 for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into a lined baking tin.
  5. Bake for appox 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  6. (allow to cool before icing)
  7. To make the icing
  8. Weigh the butter into the thermomix and melt at 100 degrees for 2 minutes on speed 1.
  9. Add everything else and mix on speed 6 for 30 seconds.
  10. You may need to add a little more milk if you would prefer a runnier texture.
Recipe by Mrs D plus 3 at http://www.mrsdplus3.com/thermomix-recipes/thermomix-thursday-3/