Nutella Cake

Nutella Cake125g butter
165g sugar
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
200g flour
1 tub of nutella (warmed in the oven for liquidity)

  1. cream the butter and sugar, add the eggs one by one (keep beating), add the vanilla.
  2. combine the flour, salt and baking powder, then add in 3 batches to the above.
  3. pour half the mixture into the baking vestibule, spoon over as much liquidy nutella as you dare, then add the remaining mixture. marble it up with a knife.
  4. Bake on 170c for 1 hour.

1/2 Pint Choc Muffins

Translated from an American recipe, measured in cups – a cup is about half a pint, so here’s a good use for that half pint glass hiding at the back of the cupboard…

The liquid

  • 0.75 hp sugar
  • 0.5 hp melted butter
  • 1 hp Greek yogurt / milk mix
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil

The Solid

  • 1.75 hp plain flour
  • 0.33 hp cocoa
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 0.5 tsp salt

The Chocolate

  • 1 hp Chopped dark choc / chips

Do It

  1. Mix the liquid until combined.
  2. Sift the solid.
  3. Add liquid to solid, mix only until combined – not a moment longer!
  4. Add the chocolate
  5. Spoon into muffin cases, bake at 170C for 20-25 mins