Mud Cake

Recipe by ImPat
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 180 degree C (160 degree for fan forced oven).
  • Grease a 6cm deep x 22cm round cake tin and line base and sides with baking paper.
  • Sift flours and cocoa together.
  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat, add chocolate, sugar and cold water.
  • Cook, stirring constantly for 3 to 4 minutes or until smooth.
  • Transfer to a large bowl and let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Add eggs and stir to combine and then add sifted flours and cocoa, stirring until smooth.
  • Pour mixture into prepared tin.
  • Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until a skewer inserted in the centre has moist crumbs clinging.
  • Stand for 10 minutes in tin and then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.
  • Chocolate Ganache.
  • Place chocolate and cream in a small saucepan over medium low heat, stirring constantly for 3 to 4 minutes or until smooth.
  • Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until thick enough to spread.
  • Spread over the cake and top with chocolate flakes.
  • Stand for 10 minutes or until ganache is set.
  • Serve and enjoy.
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