Chocolate Mud Cake

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Fudgy and dense, this cocoa dusted chocolate mud cake is a refined dessert to serve at a get together and is easy it is to make.

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 1hr
Serves or Makes: 12

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder, plus extra to serve
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 9 ounces dark chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups castor sugar
  • 2 eggs


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 320ºF. Grease and line a 8 inch springform cake tin with baking paper.

  • Step 2

    Sift the flour, baking and cocoa powders into a large bowl and set aside.

  • Step 3

    In a small saucepan, combine the butter, chocolate chips, milk and vanilla extract, stirring on medium heat until melted and smooth. Allow to cool slightly.

  • Step 4

    Add to the dry ingredients alongside your eggs and sugar, and whisk until you have a smooth batter.

  • Step 5

    Pour into your prepared tin and bake for an hour or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Allow to cool completely in the tin.

  • Step 6

    To serve, remove from the tin and dust with additional cocoa powder.

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