Bake a cake

A little bit of flour, eggs, sugar and butter can go a long way. Try out a new cake recipe with the kids.

With more time at home, baking a cake using simple, easy to find ingredients is always rewarding. Kids will enjoy helping out too.

Anyone for chocolate cake? Give this delicious chocolate brownie cake recipe a go. We just love it.

Chocolate Brownie Cake


  • 100g butter
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 75g light brown or muscovado sugar
  • 125g chocolate (plain or milk)
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract /essence
  • 100g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder


  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Grease and line a 20cm cake tin.
  2. Place the butter, caster sugar, brown sugar, chocolate and golden syrup in the pan and melt gently on a low heat until it is smooth and lump-free.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat.
  4. Break the eggs into the bowl and whisk with the fork until light and frothy. 5 Add the eggs, vanilla extract or essence, flour, baking powder and cocoa powder to the chocolate mixture and mix thoroughly.
  5. Put the mixture into the greased and lined cake tin and place on the middle shelf of the oven. Bake for 25-30 mins.
  6. Remove and allow to cool for 20-30 mins before cutting into wedges and serving.
  7. Serve with cream or ice cream and plenty of fresh fruit.

Source: BBC Goodfood

Cream with that, anyone?

I don’t know about you but there’s nothing like a classic Victoria Sponge cake with lashings of cream and jam, topped off with icing sugar and fresh strawberries. If that sounds good, then watch this easy to follow the video below and get baking!

Mary Berry’s Victoria Sponge. Source:YouTube

Time to dig in.

By Ciara Foskin

Hi! I've been creating content for many years for all sorts of companies, big and small! I enjoy writing the odd poem in my spare time and am an avid music fan, karaoke enthusiast, food lover and adventurer

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