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Olive Oil Chocolate Cake
What you will need:
  • 60ml cocoa powder
  • 80ml hot water
  • 250ml flour
  • 10ml baking powder
  • 125ml castor sugar
  • 3ml salt
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 80ml Morgenster Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 80ml extra castor sugar

  • How to prepare:
    Mix together the cocoa and hot water and set aside to cool.
    Sift the flour, sugar and salt into a bowl.
    Make a well in the centre and add the egg yolks, olive oil and cooled cocoa mixture.
    Mix until smooth.
    Beat the egg whites until stiff then beat in the extra castor sugar.
    Fold this into the cocoa mixture.
    Pour mixture into a 20cm cake pan that has been lined with baking paper. Do not grease the pan.
    Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean.
    Remove from the oven and invert the pan on to a cooling rack and leave until completely cold.
    Remove from the pan and spread with chocolate icing.

    Click here to download the recipe in pdf format.

    Recipe supplied by The Star, Angela Day.
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