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Luscious chocolate cake recipe

This chocolate cake, complete with dark chocolate icing, is sinfully delicious and makes an easy but impressive dessert with a dollop of cream. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand's recipe finder

Serving Size:

10

Category:

Ingredients:


Cake:

  • 185 g butter
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g Dark Cooking Chocolate
  • 2 tbsp Baking Cocoa
  • 1 1/4 cups self raising flour
  • 1/2 cup milk

Icing:

  • 250g Dark Cooking Chocolate
  • 200 g butter

Filling:

  • 50g Dark Cooking Chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 cup cream

Method:

Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 20cm deep round cake tin.

Beat butter and sugar together until light and creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time then beat in Dark Cooking Chocolate.

Fold in sifted Baking Cocoa and flour alternately with milk.

Spoon into prepared tin and bake 45-50 minutes until cooked.

Remove from tin and cool on a wire rack.

Make the icing whilst cake is cooking, by melting Dark Cooking Chocolate and butter together. Allow to cool, then refrigerate until of spreading consistency.

To make the filling, combine cooled Dark Cooking Chocolate and cream and beat until thick.

Cut cake in half and sandwich together with the chocolate filling. Spread icing over cake then serve decorated with more chocolate if desired.

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