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Best Ever Chocolate Cake Ever!

A rich, super moist chocolate cake covered in a chocolate glaze (Goldilocks copycat)
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: best ever chocolate cake recipe, chocolate cake ala goldilocks, delicious chocolate cake recipe, easy cake recipe, easy chocolate cake recipe, easy dessert, Goldilocks chocolate cake, Goldilocks copycat recipe
Servings: 8 people
Cost: 12



  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 pinch salt


  • cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • ½ cup condensed milk (sweetened)
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • cup flour
  • cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking poweder
  • ½ teaspoon instant coffee or any coffee powder



  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • Lightly grease 9-inch (22cm) round cake pan with butter. Line base with parchment paper.
  • Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a large bowl. Whisk in sugar, then add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla. Whisk well to combine until free from lumps.
  • Pour boiling water into the cake mixture. Please note that the cake batter will be thin in consistency.
  • Pour batter into cake pan and bake for 20-30 minutes or until a wooden skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Let cool completely before frosting


  • Combine all the icing ingredients in a sace pan, except for the butter. MIx well until free from lumps.
  • Cook on medium heat mixing continuously until thick then remove the pan from heat.
  • Add the butter and mix thoroughly. 
  • Leave to cool completely before using