Thursday, 23 April 2015

Chocolate Cake with Fudge Icing –

Chocolate ! the mere mention of anything associated with this mouth watering confection can cause a dreamy look into the eyes of chocoholic..It is hard to resist the pleasure of a sumptuous piece of chocolate cake and no dessert would be complete without cakes, gateaux and loaves..


4 eggs
125 g 4 1/2 oz caster sugar
125 g 4  1/2 oz plain flour
1 tbsp cocoa powder
25 g butter melted
75 g plain chocolate melted 

75 g 2 1/4 oz  plain chocolate
125 g 4 1/2  butter
200 g 7 oz icing sugar
2 tbsp milk

1. Grease a square 7 inch deep cake tray and line the base. Place the eggs and castor sugar in a mixing bowl and whisk with electric beater for 10 mins or until the mixture is light and foamy 

2. Sift the flour and cocoa powder together and  fold in with a metal spoon or spatula. Fold in the melted butter and chocolate .. Pour the mixture into the prepared tray and bake in a preheated oven 160 degree  C/ 325 degree F and bake for 30 - 35 mins until spingy to touch

3. Leave it to cool in the tray for 5 mins and transfer to wire rack to cool completely
4. To make the icing melt the plain chocolate and leave to cool. Slightly beat the butter, icing sugar and milk together in a bowl until mixture is pale and fluffy. Whisk in melted chocolate.

5. Cut the cake into 2 layers Sandwich the 2 layers with some of the icing and place on serving plate. Spread the remaining icing over the top of the cake with a spatula swirling it slightly

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