Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

This recipe is so quick and easy to make in your Russell Hobbs food processor!

  • 1½ cups castor sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 1tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1½ cups water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 cups plain flour

Method (Serves 8-10)

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°c or 160°c fan forced.  Lightly grease a deep 30cm x 20cm round spring-form tin and line the base and sides with baking paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place sugar, cocoa, salt & baking powder in your Russell Hobbs food processor bowl and pulse to mix.
  3. Add wet ingredients and process for 1 minute to combine.
  4. Add the flour and pulse briefly 4-5 times until just smooth.
  5. Pour mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Cool cake in the pan before decorating with chocolate icing.