31 January 2011

A Chocolatee Delight

A little birthday cake for a special friend!

...a rich (rich) mud cake that will satisfy your chocolate cravings for days!

375g Butter
1 1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
2 Cups Plain Flour
2/3 Cup Coco Powder
400g Dark Chocolate, melted
¾ Cup milk
4 Eggs

Whack the oven on to 160 degrees, & leave to heat while you whip up the mixture for this delicious treat. Pop the butter & sugar in a bowl & mix with an electric mixer & mix until light & fluffy. Slowly add in eggs, one at a time, then fold through the flour, cocoa & melted chocolate & stir in the milk. Pop the mixture into a lined tine & bake for 1 ¼ hrs or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Leave to cool in the tine before icing…

250g Dark Chocolate
½ Cup Cream
70g Butter

Pop all the ingredients in a heatproof bowl over simmering water & stir until melted & smooth. Take off the heat & leave to cool. Beat with the electric mixer until thick & fluffy then pipe onto the cake….yumm

Enjoy! x