Winteringham Village Recipes
Gooey Chocolate Cake

Delicious home-cooked recipes suggested by the villagers of Winteringham, Lincolnshire

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Gooey Chocolate Cake

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6 oz  plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

3 tablespoons cocoa powder

4 tablespoons caster sugar

2 eggs

¼ pint vegetable oil

¼ pint milk
 

Topping:

2 Mars bars

2 tablespoons milk

Set the oven at 190C (375F) (Gas 5).

 

Grease aand line the base of an 8” cake tin.

 

Sieve the flour, baking powder and cocoa into a bowl.

 

Mix in the sugar.

 

Beat eggs together, mix in oil and milk.

 

Make a well in the centre of the flour and stir in the egg mixture.

 

Stir well to combine.

 

Spoon into prepared tin.

 

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until well-risen.

 

Turn onto a wire rack to cool.

 

To make the topping, place Mars bars into a small bowl left over hot water.

 

Mix in the milk to give a smooth coating consistency.

 

Pour over the cake and allow to run down the sides.

 

Chill for 5 to 10 minutes.

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