Cake : - Pre-heat oven to 180°Cup - Beat egg whites stiff, set aside. -Place the cocoa in jug, with boiling water & mix. - Add oil and vanilla, mix well. - Place yolks and sugar in a bowl, beat well. - Add the oil mixture to yolks and sugar, beat until smooth. - Sieve dry ingredients into yolks, stir until well blended. - gently fold in egg whites, don't over mix as it will take the lightness of the cake . - pour batter into prepared baking tin. - Bake for 30min or until skewer inserted comes out clean. - place cake on to a wire rack to cool completly.
Sauce : - in a saucepan, add all the ingredients.. - stir until sugar dissolved. - bring to a boil until sauce thickens. - cool slightly, pour over cool cake.
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Optional: add 100g roasted walnuts, hazelnuts or almonds on top of the cake before pouring the sauce.