Melt and Mix Chocolate Cake Recipe

Melt and Mix Chocolate Cake Recipe

Ingredients : Makes one 20cm round cake

1 1/3 cups

1/3 cup

1/3 cup

1 tablespoon

3/4 cup

1/4 cup

200 g

1 tablespoon

1/2 cup

100 g

2

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

Self-raising flour

Plain flour

Cocoa powder

Instant coffee powder

Caster sugar

Soft brown sugar

Unsalted butter

Golden syrup

Hot water

Dark chocolate, coarsely chopped

Eggs, lightly beaten

Cocoa powder

Icing sugar

Method :
  • Preheat oven to moderate 160oC. Brush a deep, 20cm round cake tin with melted butter or oil. Line base and side with paper, grease paper.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa and coffee into a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre.
  • Combine sugar, butter, syrup, water and chocolate in a large pan. Stir over a low heat until the butter and chocolate are melted and the sugar dissolved, remove form heat.
  • Add butter mixture to the dry ingredients. Using a whisk, stir until just combined. Add the eggs, mix well, do not over beat.
  • Pour mixture into prepared tin.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean when inserted in centre of cake.
  • Leave cake in the tin 1 hour before turning onto wire rack to cool.
  • Dust cake with combined sifted cocoa and icing sugar.

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