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Chocolate Heaven Cake Recipe

Chocolate Heaven Cake
Chocolate Heaven Cake

Delicious Chocolate Cake

This recipe for Chocolate Heaven Cake serves 20 people.

Time required: 2 hours
(60 minutes to prepare, then cook for 60 minutes)

Ingredients you'll need:

  • 1 tsp bicarb soda baking soda
  • 5 whole eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups of water
  • ⅓ cup of cocoa powder
  • 3 cups of White Wings self raising flour, sifted
  • 250 g butter
  • 2 ¾ cups of white sugar

How to make Chocolate Heaven Cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C in a fan forced oven. Grease a deep round 28cm cake pan. Line the base with baking paper.
  2. Combine water, sugar, butter, cocoa and bicarbonate of soda in a medium saucepan. Stir over heat, without boiling, until sugar dissolves. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Cool to room temperature (this takes about 45 minutes).
  3. Add eggs, beating well between additions. Add flour and mix a further minute until mixture is smooth. Pour into pan and bake for 1 hour or until skewer comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes, then turn onto cooling rack.
  4. When cake is completely cool. Pour over Chocolate Ganache.

Recipe Notes:

To make Chocolate Ganache combine 150 grams of dark chocolate that is finely chopped and 1/4 cup cream in a small heatproof bowl. Stir with metal spoon over pan of simmering water until melted and smooth. Cool for 10 minutes, then drizzle over cake.

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