Friday, 17 October 2014

Dark Chocolate Mud Cake (With a Ganache or with out)

Dark Chocolate Mud Cake (With a Ganache or with out)


  • 250 g Softened butter
  • 2 Cups caster Sugar
  • 1/2 cup of Milk
  • 1/4 cup strong black coffee
  • 25g Cocoa Powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 200g Dark Chocolate
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sherry/ whisky, or brandy or Apple juice
  • 11/2 cup Plain flour
  • 1/4 cup self raising flour

For the chocolate ganache

  • 1/2 cup of cream
  • 200g milk chocolate


  1. Grease a 9 x9 inch pan
  2. Preheat oven to 180c.
  3. Beat butter &sugar until creamy.
  4. Next add eggs and mix
  5. Add dark chocolate in to milk and put in the microwave or on the stove to melt.
  6. Next add coffee cocoa powder and flour with the alcohol.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Then add melted chocolate and milk.
  9. Mix and pour in to the tray.
  10. Bake 180 c about 1 hour to 11/2 hours. (Until a skewer inserted comes out clean.)
  11. Cool on wire racks.
  12. To do the ganache mix chocolate with cream  in a pot and heat until the chocolate melted.
  13. Leave aside for 15-20 min until it is thick enough to spread.
  14. Then spread on the cake.

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