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Quick and easy chocolate cake slice

Nicole Avery
Nicole Avery

This recipe is super easy and quick to make. It also has the added bonus of being entirely made in the food processor, so dishes are kept to a minimum. It is the perfect sweet treat for the school lunch boxes.

Quick and easy chocolate cake slice
Quick and easy chocolate cake slice Photo: Nicole Avery

Ingredients

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 cups caster sugar
  • ¾ cups cacao powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 100 grams butter, melted
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Method

Preheat the oven to 175°C. Line a rectangular cake pan (or you can use a lasagne dish) with baking paper.

Add to the bowl of your food processor the caster sugar, cacao powder, baking powder and salt. Pulse to mix for about 10 seconds or so. Then add eggs, vanilla, water and butter to the food processor. Blend for about 20 seconds.

Next add the flour, pulse briefly and stop. Repeat this until the mixture is just smooth. The number of times will depend on your processor but it will be approximately 5 - 7 times. Pour the mixture out into the lined pan. 

Bake for 20-25 minutes, using the skewer test to check if it is ready. Let the cake sit in the pan for 5- 10 minutes before cooling on a rack.

Nicole Avery is a Melbourne mum to five beautiful kids aged four to 15. She is the master organiser behind the popular parenting blog Planning With Kids and the author of a book by the same name, where she shares tips and tricks for organising the chaos of family life.

Course:
Lunchbox

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