Plain flour/maida-1+3/4 cup
Baking powder -1+1/2tsp
Baking soda- 1+1/2tsp
Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Grease and line 8inch cake tin.
Take a bowl,sift flour,cocoa powder,baking powder and baking soda.Then add sugar to it and mix every thing well.Add eggs,milk,oil and vanilla extract and using electric whisk, beat the mixture until smooth and well combined.
Add the boiling water to the mixture, a little at a time, until smooth. (The cake mixture will now be very thin.)
pour the mixture into the greased tin and bake in the oven for 25-40 minutes, or until the top is firm to the touch and a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.Remove the cakes from the oven and allow to cool completely, before icing.
For Chocolate Ganache :
Heat the chocolate and double cream in a microwave safe bowl for 30sec-1minute, until the chocolate melts. Remove the bowl and whisk the mixture until smooth, glossy and thickened. Set aside to cool.Frost the cake with the icing and enjoy!