Amazing Chocolate Cake & Icing


  • 125g butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 tblsp cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup GF* cake flour (Self Raising Flour)
GF = Gluten Free

Chocolate Icing Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup icing sugar*
  • 1 teasp margarine
  • 1/2 teasp cocoa
  • water
GF = Gluten Free
Gluten Free Chocolate Cake and Chocolate Icing

Chocolate Cake Directions

Preheat over to 180C/350F. Boil butter, sugar, water & cocoa in saucepan. Once boiled remove from heat & leave until luke warm (can put in fridge if you are short of time). On mixer add 2 eggs to liquid ingredients and gradually add flour. Continue until all ingredients combines. Transfer to ovenproof cake tin & cook in moderate oven for 40mins. Enjoy!

Chocolate Icing Directions

* Be careful not to use icing mixture as these are rarely Gluten Free

Combine icing sugar, margarine & cocoa in a measuring cup. Gradually add VERY small amounts of water (eg 1/2 teasp at a time), continue mixing until you have a paste. Using a knife spread over the top of your cake. Sprinkle with coconut. Enjoy!

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Amazing Chocolate Cake & Icing Comments

  • Thanks for the great recipe, it tastes as good as it looks.
    I highly recommend it to everyone that likes chocolate cake.

    Comment by James - - 15 March 2007 - 7:12pm
  • Love this cake, everyone should give it a go!

    Comment by Tim - 15 March 2007 - 7:50pm
  • Wow.. I never boiled my mixture for a cake before. It works surprisingly well and helps in giving a moist, delicious texture. A keeper for sure. Thanks!

    Comment by Sarah - 30 March 2007 - 4:04pm
  • can we use cornmeal instead of GF cake flour?

    Comment by dalia - 15 November 2007 - 11:22am

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