Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

From "Symply Too Good To Be True 3"by Annette Syms. Personally, I find mudcake to be too oily and heavy. But this reduced fat method has won me over. Makes a very satisfiying chocolaty dense cake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. To make cake: Mix chocolate, margarine, sugar, coffee and water in a microwavable bowl. Microwave on MED-HI for about 2 minutes or until all ingredients are dissolved. Stir every minute.
  3. Stir together applesauce and baking soda. Add to the melted chocolate along with egg whites. Mix well.
  4. Sift the flour and cocoa powder, then gently fold in until combined.
  5. Pour into a 19 cm pan greased with cooking spray.
  6. Bake 45-50 minutes or until cake springs back when touched. Ice when cool.
  7. Icing: Mix all ingredients together until smooth.Spread over cake then refrigerate.