Kezia Eniang

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Beginner Friendly Chocolate Cake with Nutella Buttercream Frosting.

June 15, 2020

This cake is for beginners like me, who would like to make a simple yet delicious cake that doesn’t compromise on texture and flavour! It’s a super simple guide following the equal parts method’s I learnt researching how to make the ‘perfect’ cake. Whilst my design may prove i’m not a pro baker, I’m happy to say the recipe does not disappoint! See below my recipe notes.

Cake Recipe:

300g unsalted butter
300g sugar
245g all purpose flour
30g cocoa powder
25g milo (hot chocolate powder)
1-2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tsp vanilla essence

For the Nutella chocolate frosting:

225g butter
370g icing sugar
75g nutella
50g cocoa powder
50ml heavy cream or whole milk
25ml hot water
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Baking equipment you’ll need (affiliate links included):

  1. Hand or stand cake mixer (hand whisk will work alternatively)
  2. Mixing bowls for wet and dry ingriedients for butter, eggs, flour etc
  3. Measuring scale
  4. Measuring spoons
  5. Measuring jug
  6. Cake tin
  7. Cake decorative set (Piping bag, turntable, spatula etc.)
  8. Sieve

Watch how I make it here:

Will you be recreating this recipe? If so let me know! xx

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