Raspberry and rose chocolate cake

Ingredients

Store Cupboard

  • 340g of plain flour, sifted
  • 525g of golden caster sugar
  • 125g of cacao powder, sifted
  • 2 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 15g of caster sugar
  • 5g of pectin
  • 115ml of egg white, (approx. 3-4 large egg whites)
  • 200g of caster sugar
  • food colouring, pink or red

Bakery

  • 2 1/4 tsp baking powder

Dairy

  • 3 eggs
  • 375ml of milk
  • butter, for greasing
  • 280g of unsalted butter, cubed, at room temperature

Oils & Vinegars

  • 185ml of oil, (a flavourless oil such as sunflower or rapeseed oil)

Beverages

  • 250ml of boiling water

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 100g of raspberry purée
  • 100g of raspberries, fresh or frozen

Speciality Ingredients

  • 2 drops of rose extract
  • rose petals, to decorate