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Reshika's Princess Sophia Cake

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Chocolate cake
4 Eggs, separated
170 g White Sugar
60 ml (4 T) Cocoa

60 ml Warm Water
75 g Butter, melted
2 ml Vanilla Essence
160 g Flour
10 ml (2 t) Baking Powder
30 g (± 5 t) White Sugar
150 g Butter
280 g Icing Sugar
A few drops of Vanilla Essence
12.5 ml Hot Water
45 ml (3 T) Cocoa, sifted
Preheat the oven to 190°C.
Grease two 20 cm baking pans.
Blend the egg yolks and the 170 g of sugar until thick and smooth.
Blend the cocoa with the water and add the butter and vanilla essence separately.
Pour into the egg mixture and continue beating until well blended.
Fold in the sifted flour and baking powder.
Separately whisk the egg whites and add the 30 g of sugar and beat until soft peaks form.
Fold into the cake mixture.
Pour into the baking pans and bake for approximately 35 minutes.
Turn out onto a cooling rack to cool.
Cream the butter , sugar and vanilla essence together, then slowly beat in the water and cocoa.
Sandwich the cooled cakes together with a little icing and spread the remainder over the top and sides of the cake.
Prepared, tried and tested by:  Reshika Singh

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