One Bowl Chocolate Walnut Cake
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When you need a tasty chocolate cake in a hurry you can’t go past this One Bowl Chocolate Walnut Cake. Topped with walnuts this cake doesn’t even need icing!
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Cake
Serves: 18
  • 1 ½ cups of plain flour
  • ¼ cup of baking cocoa
  • 1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda (bi-carb soda)
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of water
  • ⅓ cup of vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon of vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ½ cup of roughly chopped walnuts
  1. Preheat oven to 180 °C (350 °F).
  2. Grease or line a 20 cm (8 inch) square baking tin (or a similar sized round tin).
  3. Sift flour and cocoa into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add brown sugar, baking soda and salt and then stir to combine.
  5. Add water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla and then beat with a wooden spoon for 2 minutes.
  6. Pour cake mixture into the prepared tin and then sprinkle with the chopped walnuts.
  7. Bake for 35 – 40 minutes, or until a cake tester or toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  8. Allow to cool completely in the tin on a wire rack before serving.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 45g Calories: 144 Fat: 6.4g Saturated fat: 0.6g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 21g Sugar: 12g Sodium: 106mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 0mg
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