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Chocolate Cake – Tuesday Quick Recipe

Chocolate Cake



115g unsalted butter

190g brown sugar

100g granulated sugar

1 large egg

235ml buttermilk

Vanilla extract
1 tsp vanilla extract

Plain Flour
195g plain flour

Cocoa powder
60g cocoa powder

Bicarbonate Of Soda

1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda

Baking Powder
1/2 tsp baking powder

Table salt
1/4 tsp table salt


Loaf Tin

Loaf pan

Red Bowl

Mixing bowl



Cake tester

Cake tester

Wooden Spoon



Heat your oven to 325°F. Butter and lightly flour a standard loaf pan. In a large bowl, on the medium speed of an electric mixer, cream the butter until smooth. Add the sugars and beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the egg and beat well, then the buttermilk and vanilla. Don’t worry if the batter looks a little uneven. Sift the flour, cocoa, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and salt together right into your wet ingredients. Stir together with a spoon until well-blended but do not overmix. Scrape down the batter in the bowl, making sure the ingredients are well blended.
Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Cool in pan on a rack for about 10 to 15 minutes, at which point you can cool it the rest of the way out of the pan.