Chocolate Chocoholic Cake

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This cake is for serious chocolate lovers. Seriously moist and rich!
Preparation time15 minutes
Cooking time1 hour


1 ½ cups water

2 ¼ cups caster sugar

185g butter, room temperature

¼ cup cocoa powder

¾ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

2 ¼ cups self-raising flour

3 eggs

Rich Fudge Frosting:

90g butter

¹/³ cup water

½ cup caster sugar

1 ½ cups icing sugar mixture

¹/³ cup cocoa powder


1. Preheat oven to moderate (180°C/160°Cfan-forced). Grease and line a 22cm square cake pan with baking paper.

2. Combine water, sugar, butter, cocoa and soda in a large saucepan. Stir over heat without boiling until sugar dissolves and butter is melted. Bring to boil then reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered for 4 minutes being careful the saucepan doesn’t overflow. Transfer to the Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl; cool to room temperature.

3. Add flour to the bowl. Using the Scrapemaster™ spatula beater, beat on lowspeed (1) until combined. Add eggs and beat on low speed (4) until combined. Pour mixture into prepared pan.

4. Bake for about 1 hour or until cooked when tested. Stand in pan for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool. Top with rich fudge frosting.

Rich Fudge Frosting:

1. Combine the butter, water, caster sugar in a small saucepan. Stir over low heatwithout boiling until sugar dissolves. Sift icing sugar and cocoa into a bowl, then gradually stir in hot butter mixture. Cover then refrigerate for about 20 minutes or until frosting is cool and thickens. Beat with a wooden spoon until spreadable.