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Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake

There are some days when a girl just needs lots of chocolate to cheer herself up and this is where this yummy chocolate mud cake comes in. It is very very rich, chocolaty and so so delicious!!! Thanks to Judy for this delicious recipe. Too bad Judy doesn’t blog anymore ‘cos I’ve got one less blog to drool over. I really miss seeing her mouthwatering food!!

250 mls of hot water
60 mls of milk
250 gms butter
275 gms sugar
200 gms dark chocolate
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 tspn vanilla essence

260 gms plain flour
25 gms cocoa powder
1/2 tsp bicarb of soda

For Ganache
100 gm marshmallows
125 mls milk
125 gms dark chocolate


  1. Put butter, sugar, choc, water and milk in saucepan over low heat until butter and chocolate is melted.
  2. Pour mixture into a big mixing bowl to cool.
  3. Beat eggs lightly and mix into cooled mixture with vanilla essence.
  4. Sift flour, cocoa and baking powder together into mixture and beat lightly till well mixed.
  5. Pour mixture into a lined 8 inch tin and bake in slow oven (300 deg F) for about an hour and a half or until cooked (test with skewer)
  6. Cool cake for about 10 mins before turning out of tin. Cool on rack.

GANACHE (half the ingredients if you only want to cover the top of the cake and allow the sauce to drip down the sides.)

  1. Add all ganache ingredients into saucepan and mix till melted.
  2. Cool a little bit and pour on cake.
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  • miche August 23, 2008, 1:41 am

    can u share the recipe super please. 😀

  • Lisa August 23, 2008, 1:29 pm

    Oh my gosh it looks like frosted fudge. Not that that’s a bad thing!

  • Jill September 21, 2008, 3:29 pm

    looks positively yummy. can you share it please?

  • jeni October 28, 2009, 9:39 am

    just finished licking the bowl. if the batter is anything to go by it will be delicious. thanx for the recipe

  • lalaine May 14, 2010, 8:34 am

    Double death by chocolate!

  • LUCE September 10, 2011, 5:09 am

    I made this cake today. You need baking powder not bicarb soda, plus only 40min MAX in the low/medium oven.
    Haven’t sliced it up yet, but it smells great.
    Thanks for the recipe

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