Golden syrup chocolate cake with fudge icing

The treacly richness of golden syrup adds a dark, caramel tone to this moist chocolate cake with fudge icing.
Golden Syrup Chocolate Cake with Fudge Icing
1H 25M


Golden syrup chocolate cake
Caramel fudge icing


Golden syrup chocolate cake with caramel fudge icing

1.Preheat the oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Grease a 20cm round cake pan; line base and sides with baking paper.
2.Place butter and syrup in a small saucepan; stir over low heat until the butter is melted. Remove from the heat. Cool for 10 minutes.
3.Sift the flours, cocoa, sugar and a pinch of salt into a large bowl. Add the milk and eggs; stir until combined. Gradually add the butter mixture, stirring until smooth. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.
4.Bake cake for about 1 hour 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Cool in the pan.
5.Meanwhile, to make the fudge icing, place all the ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir over a medium heat until butter is melted. Bring to the boil; reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool until the icing has thickened.
6.Turn cake out onto a serving plate; drizzle with caramel fudge icing.

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