1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
pinch of salt
1 tbsp. cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp. drinking chocolate
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup castor sugar (superfine or granulated sugar will work also)
1 tsp. vanilla essence
Approximately 150 ml (5 oz.) aerated water* (use the amount which would make the batter smooth)
*Note: Aerated water is distilled water or carbonated water.
1.Sieve the first 4 ingredients.
2.Mix oil and castor sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
3.Add cocoa powder to the flour mixture and mix.
4.Add the aerated water and make a soft batter.
5.Add the drinking chocolate and beat well.
6.Grease a cake mould and dust with a little flour. Pour the mixture into the mould and bake at 350 degrees F/180 degrees C. for 30-40 minutes.