Vanilla chocolate cake (20cm)


  • 1 1/2 cups Eden Valley Self-Raising Cake and Biscuit Flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon bi-carb soda
  • 1 cup biodynamic milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 125 g chopped butter
  • Icing sugar and drinking chocolate for dusting


  1. Grease a 20cm cake pan.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in one bowl and wet ingredients in another.
  3. Combine both bowls with an electric mixer on low speed until evenly mixed.
  4. Increase speed to medium and beat until the mixture becomes smooth and changes colour.
  5. Pour the mixture into the pan and bake in an oven pre-heated to 180 degrees celsius for about 50 minutes.
  6. Let cake sit in the pan for 5 minutes before turning onto wire rack to cool.
  7. Dust cake with the sifted icing sugar and drinking chocolate.