Serves 12
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins


  • 200 g dark chocolate
  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 250 g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 60 g plain flour
  • 60 g cocoa powder


Pre-heat the oven to 180C. Grease and line a rectangular cake tin with greaseproof paper.

Break 200 g dark chocolate into a bowl and melt gently over a pan of simmering water. Cream together 100 g unsalted butter , 250 g caster sugar , and 1 tsp vanilla extract using an electric whisk until pale and fluffy. Lightly beat 4 eggs and then slowly whisk them into the butter mixture until smooth and creamy. Stir in 60 g plain flour and 60 g cocoa powder and then the melted chocolate ensuring everything is evenly mixed.

Spoon the mixture into the cake tin and cook for 18-20 minutes. Remove from the oven while it is still gooey and leave it to cool and set in the tin. Once cooled remove from the tin and cut into 12 pieces.

Tags: cake, chocolate
Added by Mark @ Sat Dec 05 14:30:12 GMT 2015