(p.s. sorry the photos aren't amazingly positioned or anything - we forgot to take blog quality photos before eating haha!)
For the cake: (makes 12)
For the icing: (for 12)250g icing sugar, sifted
80g unsalted butter (at room temperature)
25ml whole milk
vanilla extract (a couple of drops)
1. Preheat the oven to 170°C (325°F) Gas Mark 3.
2. Put the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, salt and butter in a bowl and use an electric whisk to slowly combine the ingredients until they mix together to form a sandy texture/consistency.