Chocolate Caramel Gateau

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 Gateau
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the butter, golden syrup, water, sugar, cocoa and baking soda in a bowl and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes.
  • Stir and leave to stand for 6 minutes.
  • Add the flour, baking powder and egg.
  • Blend for about 30 seconds or until mixture is smooth.
  • The consistency should be like that of batter.
  • Pour mixture into a ring mould lined with plastic wrap.
  • 'Tap'on the bench to expel any air.
  • Microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes.
  • Leave to stand for 10 minutes before tipping out.
  • CARAMEL FILLING: Empty 1 tin of sweetened condensed milk into bowl and microwave for 6 minutes- stirring well every minute until the mixture forms a golden caramel.
  • When the cake is cool, slice in half (an electric knife comes in very handy here!), and spread liberally with the caramel.
  • Sift icing sugar (confectioners' sugar) over the top.
  • If preferred ice with'CHOCOLATE GANACHE'!
  • Break 250g of dark chocolate into small pieces and place in a bowl with 1/3 cup cream.
  • Cook on MED for 1 minute only.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • DO NOT OVERHEAT.
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