Chocolate Mud Cake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Grace Fung

It is so rich and chocolaty that you won't believe it is low in fat. Chocaholics will definitely love this!!

Top Review by Ozzzie

This cake was the perfect low fat fix for a sugar/chocolate craving. It was nothing like the usual 'full fat' rich, fudgy chocolate mud cake, but was delicious and moist all the same. It has a slight fruity/nutty after taste. I'll make this again.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C.
  2. Line a 20cm round cake tin with baking paper.
  3. Place the prunes, apple juice and baking soda in a saucepan.
  4. Bring to the boil, turn off the heat, cover and leave to cool.
  5. Once cool, puree until smooth.
  6. Sift the flour and cocoa and stir into the cooled prune puree.
  7. Beat the egg whites until stiff, adding sugar gradually.
  8. Fold half the egg whites into the prune mixture and then fold in the remaining egg whites.
  9. Keep stirring gently until the egg white is incorporated.
  10. Spoon into the cake tin and bake for 35 minutes or until a cake skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  11. Cool on a rack and just before serving, sieve the icing sugar over the top.

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