½ cup cocoa
½ cup boiling water
2 ½ cup plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
4 oz butter
1 ½ cup sugar
1 cup sour milk ( add 1 tspn vinegar to milk)
1 tspn bi carb soda
1 tspn vanilla
In a jug mix cocoa, boiling water and cool.
Cream butter, sugar and vanilla.
add eggs one at a time.
Add cocoa mixture.
In a jug mix sour milk and bi carb.
In another bowl mix flour and baking powder.
Ad flour and milk mixtures alternately to BOWL 1.
Let stand for 10 minutes.
Pour into a large greased tin and cook in moderate oven for 45 minutes.