Chocolate cake with chocolate glaze



  • 1/2 cup of butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup of icing sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cacao
  • 2 tablespoons powder milk, to be diluted with 2 tablespoons of water
  • one teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder.


  • Mix the eggs until pale, add the vanilla and the sugar
  • put the soft butter and mix until the mixture is smooth
  • add the flour, the cacao, the milk and baking powder, and mix for about 3 minutes

Grease a small round cake mold and dust it with flour. Put the cake mixture in the oven on 180C  and bake for about 15minutes. Remove the cake from the tin and cool it on a rack.

The glaze:

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 spoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cacao


  • Mix all the ingredients together with a fork, if its very thick you can add a little of water
  • When the cake is cold put the glaze on the top and sides .


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