This is a simple chocolate cake that anyone can bake at home. I didnt add much cocoa powder to this recipe, i want it to be a vey mild cocoa taste in the cake. But i am very sure that kids can’t have enough of this mouth-watering chocolate cake, so stock it up with this easy one-pan recipe and enjoy this home-baked chocolate cake with your family.


Plain/All-purpose Flour 125 g
Caster   Sugar 125 g
Unsalted   Butter (Room Temperature) 125 g
Eggs   (Beaten, Room Temperature) 2   (Large)
Vanilla   extract ½ TSP
Cocoa   Powder 1 ½ TBS
Milk   (Room Temperature) 2 TBS
Baking   Powder 2 TSP

How i made it:-

  • Sift together flour, Baking powder and cocoa powder and set aside.
  • Line the cake tin with baking paper or greaseproof paper, then brush the paper evenly with little butter.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°c, Gas Mark 4. (Check the conversion chart)
  • Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl using electric beaters at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • The mixture will almost double in volume and should have no trace of any sugar granules.
  • Scrape the side of the bowl with spatula several times during the creaming process to make sure the butter and sugar are well combined.
  • This will take up to 4-6 minutes.
  • With the beaters still running, gradually add the beaten eggs, a little at a time.

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  • Stir in the Vanilla extract and beat well to combine.
  • Gently fold the in the sifted flours and milk.
  • Stir until just combined and almost smooth.


  • Gently pour the mixture into the tin, spread out evenly and smooth the surface.
  • Position the cake in the middle of the oven.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • To check whether the cake is done or not, insert a fine skewer into the center if it is come out clean without any moisture it is done.
  • Leave it in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

If you wish to decorate your cake with chocolate cream icing click the link below.

How to make chocolate cream frosting?