6 oz (175g) self raising wholemeal/white flour
3 level tsp baking powder
1 oz (25g) cocoa
3 1/2 oz (100g) Barbados sugar
4 1/2 fl oz (125 ml) vegetable oil
11 1/2 fl oz (325 ml) cold water
1 recipe of 'butter' icing - see note 3 at the end of this web page
Chocolate beans e.g. Allergycare - optional
1. Preheat oven to 190C/375F/gas mark 5.
2. Place all the cake ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
3. Place mixture in greased loaf tin and bake for 30 minutes in the pre-heated oven. Cool on a wire rack.
4. Spread the icing over the top of the cake and arrange the chocolate beans on top.