3 whole eggs
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tsps baking powder
3 tsps vanilla sugar
3 tbsps cocoa
1 cup milk

Icing:


1/2 cup butter (margarine)
3 cups icing sugar (approx)
1 chocolate bar (lindt) or any kind dark chocolate
2 tsps vanilla sugar
4 tsps coffee (grounds stir in a little bit of water)


1 Mix eggs and sugar until it looks white.
2 Melt butter and mix it in with the egg/sugar mix.
3 Stir in flour, baking powder, vanilla sugar and cocoa, and then stir milk in gradually while still stirring.
4 Stir until evenly mixed.
5 Bake in a long shallow pan at 180 C or 350 F for 25 - 35 mins in the middle of oven. Let cool.

6 Icing:.
7 Melt butter/margarine and chocolate in saucepan.
8 Mix in icing sugar, vanilla sugar and coffee.
9 Stir until evenly mixed.
10 Put icing on cake when it is cool. Optional: Decorate with coconut, grated almonds, icing sugar, or sprinkles.