Chocolate fudge cake


Author: Tess van Souvy

Persons: 10


Cooking time: 30 minutes

Prep time: 1 hour


  • 150 ml sunflower oil
  • 175 grams of self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 150 grams of caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoon light sugar syrup
  • 2 large eggs (beaten)
  • 150 ml semi-skimmed milk
  • Sunflower oil (for greasing)


  1. Preheat oven -

    Start by preheating the oven to 180 degrees. Then grease two baking tins with sunflower oil and a little flour.

  2. Blending -

    Mix the self-raising flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, caster sugar together and then add the sugar syrup, eggs, sunflower oil and milk to the mixture. Mix this again until you have a smooth batter.

  3. Baking -

    Pour the batter into the baking tins and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes. After 30 minutes the cakes can be removed from the oven. Let it cool for at least 10 minutes.

  4. To serve -

    Make the icing by mixing all the ingredients until you have a fluffy icing. Cover one cake with some icing and place the second cake on top. Spread the remaining icing over the top and sides of the cake.

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