Devil`s Food Cake A` La Alice
Chocolate cake (celebration food)
Self raising flour –
Soda bi carbonate –
( 1/2 cup), 8 table spoons) –
Pre-heat the oven to 160c. Grease an 8 inch round cake pan.
Take half the
and melt with half the
over fire and add remaining
and keep aside.
In a deep bowl,
butter till soft and fluffy.
Whisk in the remaining
Sift the dry ingredients together.
Add alternately the remaining
mixture and flour and pour into the greased pan.
Bake in the middle of the oven for about 40 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted near the centre comes out clean. Leave to cool.
ingredients for icing 1) 4 squares unsweetened chocolate (4 oz) and 1/4 cup butter, 1/3 cup
, 1 tsp
and 3/4 cup icing
2)In a bowl, melt chocolate and butter in a microwave, stir until smooth.
Cool slightly, beat in the
Split the cake in half, spread the icing on the halves, sides and top.
Note: If using
all purpose flour
add 1 1/2 tsp soda bi carb and sieve twice with the plain flour.
note : 1 pint = 2 cups of fluids