1 cup cake flour1 cup sugar½ cup cocoa powder¾ teaspoon baking powder ¾ bicarbonate of soda¼ teaspoon salt1 large egg (room temperature!) ½ cup milk½ cup oil 2 teaspoon vanilla essence ½ cup boiling water
Preheat oven to 180°. Prep cake tin. Beat together sugar, egg, milk, oil and vanilla essence until sugar is dissolved. Then add dry ingredients and beat until just mixed. Then add water and stir quickly to prevent too much air from getting into mixture. Pour into prepared tin and bake in preheated oven for about 30mins. Fresh cream icing:125ml fresh cream beaten with ~2 tablespoons icing sugar until thick. Layer on cooled cake and add chocolate shavings.