2 cups self raising flour, 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda, 1/2 cup cocoa powder, 200g butter softened, 1 cup caster sugar,2 teaspoons vanilla essence, 3 eggs, 3/4 cup buttermilk, chocolate flakes to decorate
step five spread mixture into prepared baking tin and bake for 40mins in a preheated fan forced oven at 180 degrees.
Step one get all ingredients ready before starting, preheat oven to 180 degrees.
step four Add half the flour mixture,stir to combine, add half the buttermilk with the remaining flour and buttermilk.
step Three! place butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl. Use an electric beater, beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time.!
step two sift flour, bicarbonate of soda and cocoa into a bowl.