Chocolate self-saucing cake

    1 hour

    A delicious cake made with the most indulgent sauce ever; All chocolate lovers will love this. Serve with custard a scoop of vanilla ice cream or extra thick cream.


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    Serves: 10 

    • 350g caster sugar, divided
    • 200g plain flour
    • 60g cocoa powder, divided
    • 3 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 175ml milk
    • 115g butter, melted
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 175g brown sugar
    • 400ml hot water

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a medium sized deep glass baking dish.
    2. In a mixing bowl combine 175g caster sugar, flour, 30g cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Gradually beat in the milk, butter and vanilla and mix until smooth. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
    3. In a separate bowl combine the brown sugar, remaining caster sugar and cocoa powder and the water. Pour the mixture into the centre of the cake mixture, using a spoon to break the flow - do not stir the two mixtures together.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes until the outside of the cake is firm but the centre is gooey. Remove from the oven and allow to stand for 15 minutes before serving.

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    I like this recipe as this justs melts in your mouth.  -  13 Oct 2015


    How do you convert grams to cups?  -  13 Nov 2015