Super-speedy chocolate sponge that's light and moreish.
oil or melted butter for greasing
175 g Shipton Mill plain white spelt flour
2 level tbsp cocoa powder
1 level tbsp baking powder
175 g unsalted butter, softened
175 g golden caster sugar
3 medium eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp milk
140 g chocolate spread
icing sugar to sprinkle
1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas mark 4. Grease and base-line two 20-cm/8-inch sandwich cake tins.
2. Sift the flour, cocoa and baking powder into a large bowl and add the butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Beat well with an electric mixer for about 1 minnute until the mixture is smooth.
3. Divide the mixture between the prepared tins and smooth the surface with a palette knife. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until firm to the touch. Cool in the tin for 2-3 minutes, then turn out and finish cooling on a wire rack.
4. When the cakes are cold, sandwich together with the chocolate spread. Sprinkle lightly with icing sugar and serve.
Added by: Christine L
Good news, we are taking orders again, after clearing the initial backlog.
Levels of demand are still unbelievably high and we can only fulfil a finite number of orders each day. Please click here to find out more ...
Community bakeries and micro-bakeries can call us directly on 01666 505050 to place orders.
Keep safe and well
The Shipton Millers