Sweet Chocolate Cake

  • 200g (7 oz) flour
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) baking soda
  • 5ml (1 tsp) baking powder
  • 30 ml (two tablespoons) of cocoa powder
  • 150 g (5 oz) brown sugar
  • 30 ml (two tablespoons) golden syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 ml (¼ liter) oil
  • 150 ml (¼ liter) of milk

cooking time: 25 minutes

  1. Grease and flour 23 cm (9 inch) cake tin.
  2. Sift together all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Put sugar, syrup, eggs, oil and milk in a manhole in the middle of the dry ingredients.
  4. Beat vigorously until mixture is smooth.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into center of cake comes out clean.
  6. Leave in the pan in the oven for a few minutes and turn on the rack to cool.
  7. For the glaze: Place chocolate and cream in small saucepan and heat gently until melted.
  8. Cool slightly and pour evenly over cake.
  9. Garnish with nuts.