The best chocolate cake recipe to welcome in the New Year

The best chocolate cake recipe to welcome in the New Year

Chef Vukosi Mbambu shares his delicious chocolate cake recipe that will leave you licking your fingers.

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Are you looking for a new recipe to try this festive season?


Then this chocolate cake recipe, courtesy of Chef Vukosi Mbabu, is a must-try.


It is easy to make and is sure to leave you begging for more.


Let’s take a look at the recipe below.


Dry Ingredients

1. 2 1/2 half cup flour

2. 1 cup sugar

3. Half cup coco powder

4. Half spoon baking soda

5. Half spoon baking powder

6. Pinch of salt


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Wet Ingredients

1. 3 eggs

2. 1 cup cooking oil

3. Table spoon vanilla essence

4. 1 cup buttermilk

5. 1 cup coffee /boiling water



1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.

2. Prepare two baking pans (grease with oil and dust with flour).

3. Mix all dry ingredients (mix well).

4. Gently pour your whisked wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and make sure all is combined nicely into a chocolate dough. 

5. Pour in half the dough into two baking pans.

6. Bake for 40 minutes to an hour depending on your oven or do a toothpick test.


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