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  1. kkcarr

    January 18, 2015

    you did not give the measurements for the the dry ingredients for this cake. I am really enjoying the classes but really wanted to learn to make this cake. Love watching you and you are a great teacher.

  2. qvkake

    April 15, 2014

    what is golden caster sugar? I know white castor sugar. is golden raw or brown sugar. please let me know.

    • pauldoffman

      May 28, 2014


      I’m not too sure if this is essential or not to use the golden caster sugar I think its just the flavor but you might want to ask in our Q&A


      Paul Doffman
      Customer Support

    • smita24

      June 21, 2014

      Its light brown sugar,you will find it in the sugar aisle of any good supermarket. Hope this helps.

  3. Lucy Payano

    March 21, 2014

    Hi, Why the fondant get dry in the borders (ridge) of the cakes.

  4. gabymartindelcampo

    March 4, 2014

    Hi Paul

    I live in Mexico so I’m not able to find the self rising flour. What can I use instead of it?

  5. rachs69

    February 9, 2014

    Hi Paul
    Please can you provide quantities for the dry ingredients for this cake?


  6. ohavimot

    January 1, 2014

    Hi, I can’t find where you added the quantities of the dry ingredients.
    can you just post it as a response?
    Thank You.

  7. sweetsnroll

    December 3, 2013

    I can not open the tab of the ingredients … Is it possible to know otherwise? Thank you very much!

    • andy

      February 18, 2014

      Hope this helps! –

      330g unsalted butter
      330g dark chocolate (55%-60% cocoa if possible)
      9 teaspoon instant coffee
      240ml water
      75g Cocoa powder
      190g plain flour
      190g self raising flour
      1 teaspoon bicarb soda
      720g golden caster sugar
      6 large eggs
      10.5 teaspoon vegetable oil (rapeseed preferred but not essential)
      165ml buttermilk

      NOTE – These ingredients are set for a 10″ and 6″ Round cakes OR 10″ Square cake

      • gargulkaD

        October 12, 2014

        Just want to ask – is it not the amout of golden sugar- well – 720 g – tooooo much for this amount of another ingredients?
        Thank you for answering, I just wonder… :-)

        • Danielle (Staff)

          October 31, 2014


          Thank you for getting in touch, every cake has different amount of caster sugar but this cake in particular requires this amount! Helps it taste yummy!

          Hope this helps :)

          D x

  8. sagrobbelaar

    September 18, 2013

    Thanks a lot

  9. susan grobbelaar

    September 18, 2013

    sorry i dont see the ingredients

  10. Sarahlee

    September 13, 2013

    I did not see the quantities of the dry ingredients

    • pauldoffman

      September 13, 2013

      Hi Sarah,

      They are in a drop down tab under the video. Hope that helps.


      Customer Support

  11. Nour

    September 12, 2013

    Thank you for your work!
    Would you please provide the list of ingredients?

    • pauldoffman

      September 12, 2013

      Hi Nour,

      I’ve added them to the page now.


      Paul Doffman
      Customer Support

  12. bmartins

    September 10, 2013

    Yes, it’s very important to know quantities. Cheers

    • pauldoffman

      September 12, 2013

      Hi Bmartins,

      They have been added now thanks for waiting.


      Paul Doffman
      Customer Support

  13. lisakalil

    September 7, 2013

    How much flour, sugar for the dry ingredients

    • pauldoffman

      September 9, 2013

      Hi LisaKalil, We will get the list of tools and ingredients up as soon as possible.


      Paul Doffman
      Customer Support

  14. Sallymac

    September 6, 2013

    Can you tell us the amounts of each ingredient please as the dry are not mentioned. Thanks, Sally xx

    • pauldoffman

      September 12, 2013

      Hi Sally,

      I’ve added them to the page now. Thanks for waiting

      Kind regards

      Paul Doffman
      Customer Support

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