Chocolate mud cake

A classic indulgent dessert.
dark chocolate mud cake

A classic dessert, this rich and decadent dark chocolate mud cake is sure to please all your guests. You’ll only need one slice of this dense, dark and rich chocolate mud cake to be utterly hooked, but you’ll definitely want more. Just to be sure.

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Satin chocolate glaze


1.Preheat the oven to moderate (180°C/160°C fan-forced). Grease a deep 19cm square cake pan, line base and sides with baking paper.
2.Combine cocoa and the boiling water in a large bowl, stir until smooth. Add chocolate, butter, sugar and sifted flour, then almond meal; stir until combined. Stir in egg yolks, one at a time.
3.Beat egg whites in a clean, small bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form; fold into chocolate mixture in two batches. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
4.Bake in a moderate oven for about 1 hour 15 minutes or until firm to touch. Stand cake in pan for 5 minutes; turn top-side up onto a wire rack to cool.
5.For the satin chocolate glaze, combine the chocolate and cream in a medium heatproof bowl, stir over barely simmering water until smooth.
6.Spread a thin layer of glaze over the cold cake. Stand remaining glaze at room temperature until thickened slightly, then spread over top and sides of cold cake.
7.Sprinkle the top with the decorations, if desired.

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