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Amazing chocolate fudge cake recipe

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WARNING :  THIS IS NOT HEALTH FOOD . This is a moist rich and decadent fudge cake you can frost it if you like but my favourite way to serve this is with some ever so slightly sweetened whipped cream .  I have very little self control when it comes to chocolate but find that letting this cake cool completely allows it to develop a really nice fudgy texture which is well worth the wait. If you simply cannot wait then serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla icecream as a sort of warm cakey dessert .  Enjoy!

 

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Yield: 12 Serves

Ingredients

  • 300g plain flour
  • 175ml hot water
  • 250g unsalted butter
  • 250g dark chocolate
  • 125 ml milk
  • 55g cocoa powder
  • 4 large fresh free range eggs .. The fresher  the better !
  • 550g white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of instant coffee
  • 30ml vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt

 

Method

  • Preheat oven to 150°C 
  • Line bottom  & sides of a 20 cm cake tin with baking paper.
  • Melt and combine butter , chocolate, sugar and coffee in a bowl over a double boiler.
  • Add chocolate mixture to a mixer bowl and beat in the milk.
  • Mix eggs into the mixture one at a time.
  • Mix the oil into the mixture.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a bowl.
  • Mix  the cocoa & other dry ingredients into the chocolate mixture to form a cake batter. 
  • Pour the cake batter into the prepared cake tin and bake for 2hrs at 150°C
  • Allow the cake to cool completely before frosting or serving with slightly sweetened whipped cream.

 

 

 

 

 

Rob Galloway

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for visiting, I'm Rob  a passionate home cook and my creative outlet is my kitchen.  Livetocook.com is my way of keeping a track of my culinary learnings and my favourite recipes, please think of it as a personal journal of my cooking mis-adventures . I hope you get as much enjoyment out of your visit as I get from creating it. And please always feel free to get in touch with your feedback or just to say Hi, we look forward to hearing from you.

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