KANIN’S LUSCIOUS
BOILED CHOCOLATE CAKE

Skippy


(Olivia actually makes this, but Kanin takes the compliments!!)


Ingredients:

2 cups of water
3 cups of sugar
8 oz. of butter
1 teaspoon baking soda (not baking powder)
3 tablespoons of cocoa  
4 eggs beaten
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
3 cups of self-rising flour


Directions
:

Put the water, butter, sugar and cocoa into a pan, and simmer over gentle heat until butter is melted.  Leave to cool.

Add the sieved (sifted) flour, baking soda, vanilla essence and beaten eggs, and mix well together.

Pour mixture into two greased, lined sandwich tins (to make a layer cake) or one greased, lined oblong slab tin and bake for 45 – 60 minutes at 375ºF or until cooked through when tested. 

Ice when cool, with chocolate icing.

 


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