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Mud Cake

Deliciously moist and rich, the mud cake recipe is straight from the bakers at Shavan’s Indian Restaurant. This is the best cake for all the cake and chocolate lovers and we bet that you won’t stop with just one piece on your plate.

Unleash the baker in you by following few simple steps.



For the cake :

  • 250g butter, chopped
  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 cups caster sugar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup self-raising flour, sifted
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour, sifted
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • Chocolate flakes, to serve

Chocolate ganache :

  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2/3 cup thickened cream

Instructions :

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C. Grease a 6cm-deep, 22cm round cake pan. Line base and sides with baking paper.
  2. Melt butter in a large pan over medium-low heat. Add chocolate, sugar and 1 cup cold water. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until smooth. Transfer to large bowl. Cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Add eggs. Stir to combine. Add flours and cocoa. Stir until smooth. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre has moist crumbs clinging. Stand for 10 minutes in pan.
  4. Meanwhile, make chocolate ganache: Place chocolate and cream in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes or until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl.

You can chill the frosted cake and serve it with a scoop of ice cream and chocolate ganache on top.

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