Sinners Chocolate Delight

Sinners Chocolate Delight


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About this recipe: A moist firm chocolate cake with a hint of rum, filled with whipped cream and chocolate ganache...mmm


Serves: 10 

  • For cake
  • 175g (6 oz) plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 175ml (6 fl oz) milk
  • 175ml (6 fl oz) vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 2 tablespoons of treacle
  • For the chocolate ganache
  • 1 (100g) bar of good quality dark chocolate
  • 2-3 tablespoons of cream from a (284ml) carton of whipping cream

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C/ Gas mark 4. Grease or line a 23cm/ 9in round cake tin.
  2. Place all dry cake ingredients into a large bowl, add wet ingredients; mix well and pour into prepared cake tin.
  3. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until firm and springs back when you touch it.
  4. Remove from tin, slice in half through the middle, leave to cool on a wire rack.
  5. Make the ganache by melting the chocolate and 3 tablespoons of cream together.
  6. Whip remaining cream for filling.
  7. When cake has cooled enough, spread a thick layer of chocolate ganache on the inside of each cake slice.
  8. Top bottom piece of cake with whipped cream and sandwich with top layer of cake.

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Reviews (5)


The foto that is used for this recipe is very deceiving, i didn't even bother to slice the cake in half in the middle, because it had only risen by 3cm in the middle & 2cm at the edges, when it came out of the oven. I think it should've been baked in an 18 or 20cm cake tin not 23cm. I followed the recipe exactly & am quite a competent baker, so was rather disappointed. - 03 Apr 2009


mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! - 18 Jan 2011


try asda. in the tea coffe and sugar aisle - 19 Mar 2009

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