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chocolate cake & the importance of eating healthy
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Servings: 10
ingredients
  • 250 g all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 150 g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 ml olive oil
  • 150 ml milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 25 g chopped pistachios (optional)
equipment:
  • loaf tin (25 cm)
  • elextric handheld mixer
how to...
  • Preheat the oven to 160° C w/ fan.
  • Line the loaf tin w/ baking parchment.
  • Mix flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt.
  • Whip the eggs & the sugar w/ your electric handheld mixer; add the olive oil, the milk & the vanilla extract.
  • Add the flour mix & mix until there's a smooth mess.
  • Add the chopped pistachios & mix - if you like.
  • Fill the dough in the loaf tin & let it bake in the preheated oven for about 40 - 50 min.
  • After 40 min make the famous test w/ the wooden pin ... & decide if to prolong the oven session by 5 or 10 min or whatever.
  • Let the cake rest in the loaf tin for about 10 - 15 min; then lift it onto a cooling rack.
Notes
You may store the cake on your kitchen counter (covered) for about 3 - 4 days.