Yummy Fudgy Mud Cake

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

A ridiculously easy and quick to make cake-perfect every time! Everybody I have given this to loves it and crazes me for more-in fact I can't get through the door of my in-laws house without bringing them some! This is a no flour recipe so perfect for coeliacs.


  1. Grease and line a 19cm square cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl combine cocoa powder and hot water until smooth.
  3. Add melted chocolate, melted butter, sugar and almonds.
  4. Stir well to combine.
  5. Separate the eggs.
  6. Stir in the egg yolks, one at a time.
  7. Whip egg whites until they stand in soft peaks.
  8. Fold the whites into the chocolate mixture.
  9. Pour into cake pan.
  10. Cook in a moderate oven for approx 1 1/4 hours.
  11. When cooked and cooled, cut into squares and dust with icing sugar. This is quite rich, so only cut small squares.
  12. N.B This freezes beautifully.
Most Helpful

Oh my god this is the recipe I got from a magazine years and years ago but lost it. I googled it recetly but it didn't come up but this time it did. Thank you so much for putting it on.Your a legend

SuzanV November 15, 2008

Amazing recipe! I put twice less sugar and it's still unbelievably delicious! Thanks a lot!

kineret_s March 01, 2013

This is very good and very fudgy. Any chocolate lover should be pleased. Thanks for sharing!

Lainey6605 January 10, 2009