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For the cake

- plain flour

- caster sugar

- cocoa powder

- baking powder

1½ tsp
- bicarbonate of soda

1½ tsp
- eggs
2 free-range

- milk

250ml/9fl oz
- vegetable oil

125ml/4½fl oz
- vanilla extract
2 tsp

- boiling water

250ml/9fl oz

For the chocolate icing

- plain chocolate

- double cream
200ml/7fl oz

Preparation method

1. Preheat the oven to 180C. Grease & line two 20cm sandwich tins.

2. For the cake, place all of the cake ingredient, exceptt the boiling water, into a large mixing bowl.

3. Using a wooden spoons, or electrik whisk, beat the mixture until smoothh and well combined.
Add the boiling water to the mixture, a littlee at a time, until smooth.

4. Divide the cake batter between the sandwic tins and bake in the oven for 25-35 min, or until the top is firm to the touch and a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.

5. Remove the cake from the oven and allow to co0l completely, still in their tins, before icing.

6. For the chocolate icing, heat the chocolatee and cream in a saucepan over a low heat until the chocolate melts s. Remove the pan from the heat and whisk the mixture until smo0th, glossy and thickened. Set aside to co0l for 1-2 hours, or until thick en0ugh to spread over the cake.

7. To assemble the cakes, run a round-bladed knife around the inside of the cake tins to loosen the cakes. Carefully rem0ve the cakes from the tins.

8. Spread a little choc0late icing over the top of one of the chocolate cakes, then carefully top with the other cake.

9. Transfer the cake to a serving plate and ice the cake all over with the chocolate icing, using a palette knife.