Fills 2 x 20cm round sandwich tins OR 1 x 20cm deep round cake tin OR 1 x 23 deep square tin.
90g cocoa powder
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp coffee powder
½ tsp salt
2 eggs, beaten
120ml vegetable oil
1 tbsp vanilla extract
- Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas mark 4. Grease and line your cake tin(s).
- Sift your dry ingredients — flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, coffee powder and salt — into a mixing bowl.
- Gather your wet ingredients — eggs, buttermilk, vegetable oil and vanilla extract — in a separate bowl. Gradually beat into the flour mixture until combined.
- Transfer to the prepared tin(s) and bake for 30-40 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
Per serving: 417kcals, 16.9g fat (4.1g saturated), 65.7g carbs (39.6g sugars), 7.2g protein, 4.1g fibre, 0.73g sodium.
Need decorating ideas? The best place to start is this great basic buttercream icing!