• 12 oz butter
  • 500 g sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 200 g plain flour
  • 2 tblsp baking powder
  • 75 g cocoa powder


  • First preheat your oven at 180°C/F gasmark prepare your baking tray by putting down greaseproof paper and greasing the sides with butter.
  • Put your sugar and butter into a prepared bowl and mix together with a spoon.
  • Add in the eggs while stirring the mixture. After that is mixed take out your electric mixer for the next step .
  • Sift in the flour and baking powder to the mixture and mix thoroughly
  • After you have finished mixing add in the sifted cocoa powder, bit by bit, mixing after every amount.
  • When that is done pour into the prepared tray and pop into the oven.
  • Hope you are happy with the result!!!


This is a simple recipe that is perfect for a birthday party