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Big Bake Cake

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Big Bake Cake, White and Chocolate Cake also ideal for cupcake

Yield: 1 Sheet Pan - 18 portions

Big Bake Cake

Marbles white and brown cake with melted chocolate over the top.

Big Bake Chocolate Cake is also ideal for cupcakes. This cake remains moist, keeps very well, and makes a large quantity for a rainy day!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Cooling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 450g self-raising flour
  • 420g castor sugar
  • 2 ml of salt
  • 250g butter or margarine
  • 250 ml of water
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 125 ml buttermilk
  • 5 ml bicarbonate soda
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 30g cocoa


Sift flour, castor sugar, and salt.

Heat butter and water over low heat until the butter has melted.

Remove from heat, stir in flour mixture, beat in eggs.

Mix buttermilk, bicarbonate of soda, and essence.

Add to flour mixture.

Divide dough into two equal portions.

Add cocoa to one part and stir well to blend.

Pour both portions (separately)into a large, greased roasting pan.

Draw a skewer through the batter to form a pattern.

Bake at 180C/350F for 30-40 min or until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean.

Decoration for this awesome Big Bake Cake:

Once cold melt chocolate in the microwave and spread melted chocolate over the top.

OR use mocha icing

Decorate the top with grated chocolate or flake.


Prepared, tried, and tested Rashida Habib

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Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 297Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 51mgSodium 458mgCarbohydrates 43gFiber 1gSugar 24gProtein 4g

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