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Mother's Day Chocolate Cake

Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 14 slices


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar or dry sweetener of choice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup yogurt plain
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Preheat your oven to 180ÂșC and grease a 25 cm round pan with a bit of oil or cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, mix the eggs, vanilla and sugar or sweetener with an electric or hand mixer on high speed for 2 minutes.
  4. Add oil, yogurt and water gradually while keeping on mixing until everything is smooth
  5. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Do not over-mix.
  6. Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 45-50 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool completely before decorating.