Chocolate Mud Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by oriana

I made this mud cake for Valentine's Day and put lots of heart candies over the top. very moist and chocolaty! I got this out of a Women's Weekly magazine.

Top Review by pettiepie

By far the best and easiest mudcake i have ever come accross! It was still incredibly moist by the 5th day. I used a 20cm long sandwich loaf tin to get a bit of extra height and had to cook for around 1 hour and 20 mins. The best!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C or 140°C for fan forced.
  2. Grease and line a 22cm round cake tin.
  3. Combine butter, chocolate, cocoa, coffee power, water, and vanilla in saucepan.
  4. Use a whisk to whisk over low heat until smooth and well combined.
  5. Remove from heat set aside until lukewarm.
  6. Use electric beaters beat eggs sugar until pale and creamy.
  7. Add chocolate mixture and flour and whisk until combined.
  8. Pour into cake tin; bake 55 minutes or until moist crumbs cling to a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake.
  9. Remove from oven.
  10. Sit in pan for 15 minutes or more before turning out.
  11. Allow to cool completely before icing.
  12. For chocolate ganache: Combine chocolate and cream in saucepan over medium heat stir until mixture is melted and smooth. Cool 5 minutes before spreading over cake.

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