¼ cup Cadbury Bournville Cocoa
1 cup water
½ teaspoon bicarbonate soda
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1½ cups sugar
1½ cup self raising flour
Blend cocoa with a little warm water to make a smooth paste. Place in a saucepan with remaining water, butter, sugar, and bicarb soda. Stir over medium heat until butter melts. Bring to boil. Remove from heat, leave to cool. When cold, add eggs and vanilla essence; beat well. Stir in flour and mix well.
Pour into a greased and lined 20cm round pan. Bake for 50 minutes in an oven preheated to 180 degrees C.
Leave in pan for 5 minutes before turning out to cool completely. Top with chocolate fudge icing.