Chocolate mud cake

Chocolate mud cake is possibly the most popular choice of cake, and for good reason. It's quite delicious! Use the best-quality chocolate you can afford for this version.
Chocolate mud cake
1H 15M
1H 35M




1.Preheat oven to 150°C. Lightly grease and line the base and sides of a 23cm square cake pan.
2.Combine butter, sugar, dark chocolate, water, coffee and vanilla in a large saucepan. Stir over a low heat, until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and cool for 15 minutes. Blend in eggs, followed by combined sifted dry ingredients.
3.Pour into pan. Bake for 1-1 1/4 hours. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Turn onto a wire rack to cool completely.
4.Make the ganache. Heat cream on high in a small saucepan, until almost boiling. Remove from heat and add chocolate, stirring until melted and smooth. Cool, covered, for about 1 hour, until spreadable. Spread over cooled cake. Dust with icing sugar and serve with berries. Store in an airtight container.

To make a white chocolate mud cake, simply substitute white chocolate for the dark and milk chocolate. Use eating-quality chocolate for this cake.


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